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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 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 74° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.22 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"980.15 miwest0° 08' 34.4"9.82 minorth979.92 mi
24 hours11° 04' 45.4"746.87 mieast3° 06' 48.6"214.07 minorth772.09 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 5:46 PM197 km122 miles106 nmSouth S
BarranquillaFri 5:46 PM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth S
CartagenaFri 5:46 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboFri 6:16 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
MonteríaFri 5:46 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadFri 6:46 PM498 km310 miles269 nmEast E
CúcutaFri 5:46 PM603 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KingstonFri 5:46 PM604 km376 miles326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WillemstadFri 6:46 PM616 km382 miles332 nmEast E
May PenFri 5:46 PM623 km387 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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