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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 phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 102° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.35 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.8"993.88 miwest0° 11' 43.2"13.42 minorth994.18 mi
24 hours12° 08' 46.8"833.52 mieast4° 46' 21.9"327.95 minorth898.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:20 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 2:20 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilSun 2:20 PM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 1:20 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 2:20 PM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSun 1:20 PM2731 km1697 miles1474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 1:20 PM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:20 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:20 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmEast-southeast ESE
TegucigalpaSun 1:20 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNortheast NE

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