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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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 108° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.80 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.9"956.66 miwest0° 07' 21.9"8.44 misouth956.39 mi
24 hours13° 35' 29.3"900.06 mieast2° 27' 25.1"168.98 misouth909.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 8:06 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 5:06 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:06 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 8:06 AM3472 km2158 miles1875 nmEast E
QuitoSun 8:06 AM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 7:06 AM4010 km2492 miles2165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 7:06 AM4019 km2497 miles2170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 7:06 AM4026 km2502 miles2174 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 7:06 AM4057 km2521 miles2191 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 7:06 AM4147 km2577 miles2239 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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