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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: 27%

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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 116° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.98 meters/second, 1501.1 km/hour, 932.8 miles/hour or 810.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.55 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 02.0"932.50 miwest0° 01' 11.1"1.36 misouth932.44 mi
24 hours14° 27' 55.2"936.69 mieast0° 10' 54.2"12.50 minorth937.33 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 *Tue 10:34 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownTue 7:34 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 5:34 AM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsTue 9:34 AM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 10:34 AM4330 km2690 miles2338 nmEast E
RarotongaTue 5:34 AM4468 km2777 miles2413 nmWest W
QuitoTue 10:34 AM4727 km2937 miles2552 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Tue 12:34 PM4741 km2946 miles2560 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico CityTue 9:34 AM4824 km2998 miles2605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 9:34 AM4834 km3003 miles2610 nmNortheast NE
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