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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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 19:50:00 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: 12%

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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 57' South, Longitude: 76° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.3"999.22 miwest0° 11' 57.7"13.70 minorth999.47 mi
24 hours11° 44' 15.5"808.88 mieast4° 47' 04.9"328.75 minorth874.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaMon 2:50 PM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbatoMon 2:50 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilMon 2:50 PM466 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoMon 2:50 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Mon 2:50 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoMon 2:50 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaMon 2:50 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth N
LimaMon 2:50 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth S
CaliMon 2:50 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth N
MitúMon 2:50 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNortheast NE

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