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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 Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 12:14:00 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: 35%

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 Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 73° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.44 meters/second, 1556.8 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.12 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.0"967.17 miwest0° 08' 25.0"9.65 minorth967.53 mi
24 hours12° 38' 43.8"845.76 mieast3° 42' 18.3"254.70 minorth889.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 7:14 AM202 km125 miles109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CuzcoThu 7:14 AM205 km127 miles111 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaThu 7:14 AM263 km164 miles142 nmSoutheast SE
LimaThu 7:14 AM503 km312 miles271 nmNorthwest NW
La PazThu 8:14 AM589 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaThu 8:14 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 8:14 AM802 km498 miles433 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaThu 8:14 AM894 km555 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 8:14 AM979 km608 miles529 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 7:14 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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