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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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 12' South, Longitude: 104° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.38 meters/second, 1599.8 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.4"994.03 miwest0° 11' 43.5"13.43 minorth994.33 mi
24 hours12° 08' 34.2"833.40 mieast4° 46' 25.1"328.04 minorth898.80 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 1:30 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 2:30 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuatemalaSun 1:30 PM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 1:30 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:30 PM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:30 PM2951 km1833 miles1593 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 2:30 PM2986 km1856 miles1612 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 1:30 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 1:30 PM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:30 PM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmEast-southeast ESE
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