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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: 12%

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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 66° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.61 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.5"998.95 miwest0° 11' 57.3"13.69 minorth999.20 mi
24 hours11° 45' 12.3"809.79 mieast4° 47' 08.6"328.82 minorth875.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoMon 3:06 PM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoMon 3:06 PM564 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaMon 3:06 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth S
CobijaMon 3:06 PM708 km440 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausMon 3:06 PM736 km457 miles397 nmEast-northeast ENE
MitúMon 2:06 PM825 km512 miles445 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazMon 3:06 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmSouth S
BogotaMon 2:06 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorthwest NW
LimaMon 2:06 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoMon 2:06 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW

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