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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 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' South, Longitude: 92° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.28 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.6"987.00 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 minorth987.36 mi
24 hours12° 20' 54.2"842.24 mieast4° 41' 26.4"322.34 minorth906.36 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 2:06 PM1029 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSun 3:06 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 3:06 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
QuitoSun 3:06 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSun 2:06 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 2:06 PM2515 km1562 miles1358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 3:06 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 3:06 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouthwest SW
San SalvadorSun 2:06 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth N
BogotaSun 3:06 PM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmNortheast NE
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