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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 20:34:00 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 87° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.0"999.50 miwest0° 11' 58.1"13.71 minorth999.73 mi
24 hours11° 43' 17.7"807.95 mieast4° 47' 00.2"328.67 minorth873.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:34 PM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoMon 3:34 PM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 3:34 PM875 km544 miles473 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaMon 3:34 PM908 km564 miles490 nmEast E
QuitoMon 3:34 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 3:34 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmSoutheast SE
CaliMon 3:34 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 2:34 PM1670 km1037 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 3:34 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinMon 3:34 PM1789 km1111 miles966 nmNortheast NE
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