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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: 4%
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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 51' South
Longitude: 101° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.33 meters/second, 1545.6 km/hour, 960.4 miles/hour or 834.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.1"960.25 miwest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 minorth960.64 mi
24 hours13° 23' 56.2"891.72 mieast3° 48' 55.3"262.32 minorth936.91 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 *Fri 12:30 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 12:30 PM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:30 PM3078 km1912 miles1662 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 9:30 AM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseFri 11:30 AM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 11:30 AM3532 km2195 miles1907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 11:30 AM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:30 PM3585 km2228 miles1936 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 11:30 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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