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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 08:08:00 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: 83%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' South, Longitude: 73° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.02 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.4"1002.07 miwest0° 11' 31.9"13.21 misouth1002.04 mi
24 hours11° 40' 38.9"805.84 mieast4° 31' 03.4"310.44 misouth860.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosThu 3:08 AM35 km22 miles19 nmNortheast NE
LojaThu 3:08 AM633 km393 miles342 nmWest W
AmbatoThu 3:08 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
FlorenciaThu 3:08 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MitúThu 3:08 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 3:08 AM690 km429 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilThu 3:08 AM736 km457 miles397 nmWest-northwest WNW
PortoviejoThu 3:08 AM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaliThu 3:08 AM877 km545 miles474 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoThu 4:08 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
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