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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 6:20:00 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: 2%

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 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 80° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 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' 05.3"968.15 miWest0° 09' 49.0"11.25 miNorth968.56 mi
24 hours13° 10' 17.4"883.44 miEast4° 14' 34.2"291.65 miNorth937.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 1:20 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 1:20 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 1:20 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth N
La PazSat 2:20 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 2:20 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:20 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
SucreSat 2:20 PM1716 km1066 miles926 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:20 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaSat 1:20 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:20 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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