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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: 18%

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 Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 87° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.24 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.0"933.10 miwest0° 02' 06.1"2.41 minorth933.21 mi
24 hours14° 24' 42.6"934.12 mieast1° 29' 04.6"102.13 minorth944.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 9:34 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 10:34 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsWed 8:34 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 9:34 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Wed 11:34 AM2223 km1382 miles1201 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Wed 9:34 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreWed 10:34 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 10:34 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoWed 9:34 AM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaWed 11:34 AM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmEast-southeast ESE
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