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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 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' South, Longitude: 98° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 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' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.6"969.12 miwest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 minorth969.53 mi
24 hours13° 07' 47.3"881.42 mieast4° 16' 24.3"293.74 minorth936.01 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 1:34 PM1736 km1079 miles937 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 2:34 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouthwest SW
LimaSat 2:34 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 2:34 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 2:34 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 1:34 PM3076 km1912 miles1661 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 1:34 PM3181 km1976 miles1717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 1:34 PM3221 km2002 miles1739 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 3:34 PM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmEast E
GuatemalaSat 1:34 PM3275 km2035 miles1769 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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