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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 48' South, Longitude: 76° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.95 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.1"986.33 miwest0° 11' 20.1"12.99 minorth986.69 mi
24 hours12° 22' 55.5"844.06 mieast4° 40' 44.0"321.55 minorth907.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 1:56 PM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CobijaSun 2:56 PM838 km520 miles452 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 1:56 PM928 km577 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSun 2:56 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:56 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSun 2:56 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 1:56 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorth N
SucreSun 2:56 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSun 1:56 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:56 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest-northwest WNW
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