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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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' South, Longitude: 83° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.4"942.14 miwest0° 04' 48.5"5.51 misouth941.92 mi
24 hours14° 07' 47.0"923.11 mieast1° 19' 55.3"91.63 misouth923.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 7:16 AM1036 km644 miles559 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 8:16 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmEast E
SucreMon 8:16 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 7:16 AM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 8:16 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Mon 9:16 AM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsMon 6:16 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 7:16 AM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaMon 9:16 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Mon 9:16 AM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmEast-southeast ESE

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