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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 6:30:00 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 82° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.93 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.14 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.1"968.28 miWest0° 09' 49.8"11.26 miNorth968.69 mi
24 hours13° 09' 57.0"883.17 miEast4° 14' 49.4"291.93 miNorth937.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 1:30 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:30 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 2:30 PM1612 km1001 miles870 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 1:30 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 2:30 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 2:30 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 1:30 PM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:30 PM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaSat 1:30 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNorth N

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