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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: 28%

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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' South, Longitude: 87° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.13 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.55 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.5"932.78 miwest0° 01' 28.0"1.68 misouth932.71 mi
24 hours14° 27' 17.7"936.23 mieast0° 04' 02.5"4.64 minorth936.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 8:34 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 9:34 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsTue 7:34 AM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 8:34 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Tue 10:34 AM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Tue 8:34 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 9:34 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 9:34 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoTue 8:34 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaTue 10:34 AM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmEast-southeast ESE

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