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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 63° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.96 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.1"950.45 miwest0° 05' 57.5"6.83 minorth950.74 mi
24 hours13° 16' 31.0"874.10 mieast2° 50' 58.8"195.97 minorth902.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzWed 6:36 AM13 km8 miles7 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 6:36 AM248 km154 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 6:36 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 6:36 AM540 km335 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaWed 7:36 AM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaWed 6:36 AM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaWed 6:36 AM962 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoWed 6:36 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AsuncionWed 6:36 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánWed 7:36 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmSouth S
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