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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 17:30:00 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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' South, Longitude: 88° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.25 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.1"977.95 miwest0° 10' 30.3"12.03 minorth978.34 mi
24 hours12° 45' 44.2"863.42 mieast4° 27' 05.8"305.95 minorth921.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:30 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:30 PM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmEast E
BogotaSat 12:30 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:30 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth N
PanamaSat 12:30 PM2508 km1559 miles1354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 1:30 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmEast-southeast ESE
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