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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: 50%
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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 59' North
Longitude: 74° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.23 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.5"980.17 miwest0° 08' 34.4"9.83 minorth979.94 mi
24 hours11° 04' 44.8"746.87 mieast3° 06' 52.0"214.14 minorth772.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MartaFri 5:44 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth S
BarranquillaFri 5:44 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CartagenaFri 5:44 PM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboFri 6:14 PM363 km226 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
OranjestadFri 6:44 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast E
MonteríaFri 5:44 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WillemstadFri 6:44 PM564 km350 miles304 nmEast E
CúcutaFri 5:44 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarquisimetoFri 6:14 PM611 km380 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonFri 5:44 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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