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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 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 72° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 09.4"950.74 miwest0° 06' 01.5"6.91 minorth951.04 mi
24 hours13° 15' 37.2"873.35 mieast2° 52' 24.7"197.59 minorth901.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaWed 6:14 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Arica *Wed 8:14 AM204 km127 miles110 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazWed 7:14 AM450 km279 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 6:14 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth N
SucreWed 7:14 AM738 km459 miles399 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaWed 6:14 AM827 km514 miles446 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaWed 7:14 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 7:14 AM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaWed 7:14 AM997 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaWed 8:14 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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