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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 6:10:00 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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 78° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.82 meters/second, 1558.1 km/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.14 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.5"968.01 miWest0° 09' 48.1"11.23 miNorth968.43 mi
24 hours13° 10' 37.7"883.71 miEast4° 14' 19.0"291.36 miNorth937.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 1:10 PM264 km164 miles143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 1:10 PM617 km384 miles333 nmEast E
La PazSat 2:10 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 2:10 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:10 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth N
SucreSat 2:10 PM1473 km915 miles796 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 1:10 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:10 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSat 1:10 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 1:10 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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