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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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 08' South
Longitude: 109° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.0 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 864.0 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' 01.7"994.19 miwest0° 11' 44.1"13.44 minorth994.50 mi
24 hours12° 08' 08.7"833.03 mieast4° 46' 31.5"328.16 minorth898.46 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 *Sun 2:50 PM2209 km1372 miles1193 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:50 PM2294 km1426 miles1239 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 11:50 AM2972 km1846 miles1604 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CitySun 1:50 PM3142 km1952 miles1696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:50 PM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:50 PM3202 km1989 miles1729 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:50 PM3325 km2066 miles1796 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:50 PM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 1:50 PM3385 km2103 miles1828 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 2:50 PM3505 km2178 miles1893 nmEast-northeast ENE
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