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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: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, April 28, 2010 at 12:20 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 6, 2010 at 4:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 42' South, Longitude: 85° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.58 meters/second, 1463.7 km/hour, 909.5 miles/hour or 790.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.16 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.5"909.09 miwest0° 02' 39.1"3.04 minorth909.26 mi
24 hours12° 33' 07.0"789.00 mieast1° 37' 39.3"112.01 minorth801.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 4:00 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNortheast NE
SantiagoSun 5:00 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 5:00 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 5:00 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 6:00 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter IslandSun 3:00 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSun 5:00 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 4:00 AM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 3:00 AM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth N
QuitoSun 4:00 AM2817 km1751 miles1521 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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