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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 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' South, Longitude: 113° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.70 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.7"956.52 miwest0° 07' 20.1"8.41 misouth956.25 mi
24 hours13° 35' 57.8"900.47 mieast2° 26' 37.3"168.08 misouth910.03 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 8:24 AM1203 km748 miles650 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 5:24 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:24 AM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 3:24 AM3860 km2398 miles2084 nmWest W
LimaSun 8:24 AM3933 km2444 miles2124 nmEast E
QuitoSun 8:24 AM4229 km2628 miles2283 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSun 7:24 AM4281 km2660 miles2312 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 7:24 AM4289 km2665 miles2316 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 7:24 AM4298 km2671 miles2321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 7:24 AM4367 km2713 miles2358 nmNortheast NE
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