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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 7:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 91° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.15 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.15 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 09.3"968.75 miWest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 miNorth969.16 mi
24 hours13° 08' 44.0"882.18 miEast4° 15' 43.0"292.96 miNorth936.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:06 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth N
LimaSat 2:06 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 2:06 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 2:06 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 2:06 PM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 3:06 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 3:06 PM2627 km1632 miles1419 nmEast E
San JoseSat 1:06 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 2:06 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 3:06 PM2862 km1779 miles1546 nmEast-southeast ESE

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