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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 18:20:00 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: 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 PM1323 km822 miles715 nmNorth N
La PazSat 2:20 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 2:20 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:20 PM1557 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 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:20 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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