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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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 87° 37' 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.1"999.50 miwest0° 11' 58.1"13.71 minorth999.74 mi
24 hours11° 43' 16.3"807.93 mieast4° 47' 00.2"328.66 minorth873.97 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 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilMon 3:34 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 3:34 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 3:34 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmSoutheast SE
CaliMon 3:34 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 2:34 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 3:34 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinMon 3:34 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNortheast NE
BogotaMon 3:34 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 2:34 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth N

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