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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 80° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.04 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 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' 11.5"986.47 miwest0° 11' 20.9"13.00 minorth986.83 mi
24 hours12° 22' 22.0"843.52 mieast4° 40' 55.9"321.76 minorth907.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 2:16 PM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 2:16 PM840 km522 miles453 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 2:16 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 2:16 PM1084 km674 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:16 PM1375 km855 miles743 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSun 3:16 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmEast E
CaliSun 2:16 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 3:16 PM1570 km975 miles848 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSun 2:16 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSun 2:16 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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