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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 6:44:00 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 86° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.02 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 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' 07.4"968.46 miWest0° 09' 50.9"11.28 miNorth968.87 mi
24 hours13° 09' 28.6"882.78 miEast4° 15' 10.4"292.33 miNorth936.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 1:44 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:44 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:44 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 1:44 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 2:44 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:44 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmEast E
SucreSat 2:44 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 1:44 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSat 1:44 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:44 PM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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