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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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 85° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.20 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.5"977.83 miwest0° 10' 29.6"12.02 minorth978.22 mi
24 hours12° 45' 59.8"863.62 mieast4° 26' 53.9"305.73 minorth922.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM934 km580 miles504 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:20 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:20 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast E
CaliSat 12:20 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 12:20 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 1:20 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaSat 12:20 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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