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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: 74%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 76° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.45 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.3"991.80 miwest0° 10' 53.7"12.48 misouth991.64 mi
24 hours12° 11' 42.0"833.99 mieast4° 08' 28.8"284.64 misouth876.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaFri 4:08 AM199 km124 miles108 nmEast E
LimaFri 4:08 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LojaFri 4:08 AM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 4:08 AM650 km404 miles351 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 4:08 AM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaFri 5:08 AM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 5:08 AM947 km589 miles511 nmEast E
PortoviejoFri 4:08 AM955 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 4:08 AM960 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazFri 5:08 AM1245 km773 miles672 nmSoutheast SE

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