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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||71° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.65 meters/second, 1557.5 km/hour, 967.8 miles/hour or 841.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.9"||16.13 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 02.0"||967.70 mi||west||0° 09' 45.7"||11.19 mi||north||968.11 mi|
|24 hours||13° 11' 36.5"||884.56 mi||east||4° 13' 34.9"||290.54 mi||north||938.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cuzco||Sat 12:40 PM||116 km||72 miles||63 nm|| NW|
|Arequipa||Sat 12:40 PM||240 km||149 miles||130 nm|| S|
|La Paz||Sat 1:40 PM||410 km||255 miles||222 nm|| SE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 1:40 PM||599 km||372 miles||324 nm|| NE|
|Lima||Sat 12:40 PM||680 km||423 miles||367 nm|| WNW|
|Sucre||Sat 1:40 PM||823 km||511 miles||444 nm|| SE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 12:40 PM||1642 km||1020 miles||887 nm|| NW|
|Manaus||Sat 1:40 PM||1739 km||1081 miles||939 nm|| NE|
|Quito||Sat 12:40 PM||1749 km||1087 miles||944 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 2:40 PM||1869 km||1161 miles||1009 nm|| SE|
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