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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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:36 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 7, 2012 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 71° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.23 meters/second, 1494.8 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.48 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.9"928.52 miwest0° 03' 55.1"4.49 misouth928.32 mi
24 hours15° 09' 56.1"980.06 mieast0° 49' 08.5"56.35 misouth978.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquiqueMon 1:44 AM117 km73 miles63 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaMon 12:44 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth N
La PazMon 1:44 AM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreMon 1:44 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaMon 2:44 AM720 km447 miles389 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 12:44 AM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
TucumánMon 2:44 AM883 km549 miles477 nmSoutheast SE
LimaMon 12:44 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoMon 1:44 AM1256 km780 miles678 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MendozaMon 2:44 AM1347 km837 miles728 nmSouth S
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