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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 29' South, Longitude: 79° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.1"981.46 miwest0° 10' 07.1"11.59 misouth981.24 mi
24 hours12° 47' 05.6"866.70 mieast3° 43' 24.4"255.97 misouth897.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CallaoFri 3:08 AM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaFri 3:08 AM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 3:08 AM764 km474 miles412 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaFri 3:08 AM827 km514 miles447 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 3:08 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 3:08 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 4:08 AM1271 km789 miles686 nmEast E
La PazFri 4:08 AM1332 km827 miles719 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:08 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 3:08 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth N
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