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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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
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 PM659 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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