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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 40' South, Longitude: 87° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.18 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.8"986.77 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth987.13 mi
24 hours12° 21' 32.8"842.80 mieast4° 41' 13.2"322.09 minorth906.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:44 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSun 2:44 PM1186 km737 miles641 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:44 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 2:44 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmNortheast NE
CaliSun 2:44 PM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSun 3:44 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmEast E
BogotaSun 2:44 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:44 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmNorth N
La PazSun 3:44 PM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaSun 2:44 PM2249 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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