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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 11:56:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 51%

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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' South, Longitude: 91° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.17 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 52.9"957.50 miwest0° 07' 28.8"8.57 misouth957.22 mi
24 hours13° 33' 36.4"898.68 mieast2° 30' 32.1"172.55 misouth909.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 6:56 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 5:56 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 6:56 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 6:56 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoSun 6:56 AM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 7:56 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 7:56 AM2696 km1676 miles1456 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 8:56 AM2816 km1750 miles1520 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 7:56 AM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmEast E
BogotaSun 6:56 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmNortheast NE

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