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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 115° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.66 meters/second, 1539.6 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.0"956.35 miwest0° 07' 19.2"8.39 misouth956.08 mi
24 hours13° 36' 11.8"900.58 mieast2° 26' 13.8"167.61 misouth910.06 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 8:34 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 5:34 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:34 AM3331 km2070 miles1799 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 3:34 AM3633 km2257 miles1962 nmWest W
LimaSun 8:34 AM4161 km2586 miles2247 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 7:34 AM4389 km2727 miles2370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 7:34 AM4424 km2749 miles2389 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 7:34 AM4439 km2759 miles2397 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 8:34 AM4441 km2760 miles2398 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 7:34 AM4534 km2817 miles2448 nmNortheast NE
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