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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: 35%

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 Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 73° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.45 meters/second, 1556.8 km/hour, 967.4 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' 41.1"967.18 miwest0° 08' 25.2"9.65 minorth967.54 mi
24 hours12° 38' 42.2"845.74 mieast3° 42' 20.2"254.73 minorth889.58 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 AM216 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CuzcoThu 7:14 AM227 km141 miles122 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaThu 7:14 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
LimaThu 7:14 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorthwest NW
La PazThu 8:14 AM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaThu 8:14 AM670 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 8:14 AM824 km512 miles445 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaThu 8:14 AM920 km571 miles497 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 8:14 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 7:14 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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