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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 114° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.83 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.5"979.25 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 minorth979.63 mi
24 hours12° 42' 54.0"861.23 mieast4° 29' 11.8"308.35 minorth920.49 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 *Sat 2:20 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 11:20 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:20 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 9:20 AM3824 km2376 miles2065 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 1:20 PM3835 km2383 miles2071 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:20 PM3934 km2445 miles2124 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:20 PM3964 km2463 miles2141 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:20 PM4081 km2536 miles2204 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 1:20 PM4089 km2541 miles2208 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 1:20 PM4132 km2568 miles2231 nmNortheast NE
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