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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 5:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 63° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.46 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.12 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.3"967.22 miWest0° 09' 43.2"11.14 miNorth967.64 mi
24 hours13° 12' 39.8"885.35 miEast4° 12' 46.8"289.60 miNorth938.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrinidadSat 1:10 PM140 km87 miles76 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 1:10 PM369 km229 miles199 nmSoutheast SE
Santa CruzSat 1:10 PM384 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
RiberaltaSat 1:10 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSat 1:10 PM532 km330 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSat 1:10 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Porto VelhoSat 1:10 PM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 1:10 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 1:10 PM662 km411 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:10 PM964 km599 miles520 nmWest W

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