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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: 39%
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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 15' South
Longitude: 92° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.16 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.70 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.9"941.85 miwest0° 04' 43.7"5.42 misouth941.64 mi
24 hours14° 08' 32.7"923.70 mieast1° 17' 49.0"89.22 misouth924.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 7:56 AM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 7:56 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 6:56 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 7:56 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 7:56 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 8:56 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 9:56 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoMon 8:56 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 8:56 AM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 9:56 AM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmEast-southeast ESE
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