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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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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 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 08' South
Longitude: 83° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.94 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 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' 06.2"968.36 miwest0° 09' 49.9"11.27 minorth968.77 mi
24 hours13° 09' 54.9"883.20 mieast4° 14' 50.9"291.99 minorth937.23 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 PM708 km440 miles382 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:30 PM1368 km850 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 1:30 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 2:30 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:30 PM1737 km1080 miles938 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 2:30 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 1:30 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:30 PM2486 km1544 miles1342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaSat 1:30 PM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmNorth N
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