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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 5:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 66° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.52 meters/second, 1557.1 km/hour, 967.5 miles/hour or 840.8 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"0.19 miNorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.1"967.35 miWest0° 09' 43.9"11.15 miNorth967.77 mi
24 hours13° 12' 19.4"885.08 miEast4° 13' 02.4"289.89 miNorth938.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrinidadSat 1:20 PM141 km88 miles76 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 1:20 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaSat 1:20 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
CobijaSat 1:20 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSat 1:20 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 1:20 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 1:20 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 1:20 PM597 km371 miles322 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaSat 12:20 PM627 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
Porto VelhoSat 1:20 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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