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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 5:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 PM1409 km875 miles761 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM1677 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 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 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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