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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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 46' South, Longitude: 78° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.00 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.8"986.37 miwest0° 11' 20.6"12.99 minorth986.73 mi
24 hours12° 22' 37.8"843.74 mieast4° 40' 50.2"321.65 minorth907.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloSun 2:06 PM188 km117 miles101 nmNorth N
LimaSun 2:06 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 2:06 PM773 km480 miles417 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 2:06 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth N
QuitoSun 2:06 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 3:06 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmEast E
La PazSun 3:06 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 2:06 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:06 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaSun 2:06 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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