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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 5:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 70° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.64 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.13 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 01.9"967.62 miWest0° 09' 45.7"11.18 miNorth968.03 mi
24 hours13° 11' 38.7"884.53 miEast4° 13' 33.2"290.48 miNorth938.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuzcoSat 12:40 PM141 km88 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:40 PM214 km133 miles115 nmNorthwest NW
ArequipaSat 12:40 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazSat 1:40 PM388 km241 miles209 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSat 1:40 PM429 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 1:40 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaSat 1:40 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 12:40 PM707 km440 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSat 1:40 PM801 km497 miles432 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorthwest NW

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