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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 17:30:00 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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 68° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.58 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.9"967.49 miwest0° 09' 44.8"11.17 minorth967.90 mi
24 hours13° 11' 59.1"884.81 mieast4° 13' 17.9"290.19 minorth938.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSat 1:30 PM247 km154 miles133 nmSouth S
CobijaSat 1:30 PM364 km226 miles196 nmNorth N
ArequipaSat 12:30 PM400 km249 miles216 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaSat 1:30 PM451 km280 miles244 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:30 PM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM484 km300 miles261 nmNorth N
SucreSat 1:30 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 1:30 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSat 12:30 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 1:30 PM1549 km963 miles836 nmNortheast NE

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