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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: 3%

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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 50' North, Longitude: 71° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.72 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.2"1003.68 miwest0° 11' 12.3"12.83 minorth1003.68 mi
24 hours11° 18' 12.0"780.91 mieast4° 21' 02.8"298.96 minorth834.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San José del GuaviareMon 10:24 AM107 km66 miles58 nmWest-southwest WSW
MitúMon 10:24 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSoutheast SE
VillavicencioMon 10:24 AM259 km161 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaMon 10:24 AM330 km205 miles178 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaMon 10:24 AM453 km281 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManizalesMon 10:24 AM490 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
PereiraMon 10:24 AM493 km307 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW
BucaramangaMon 10:24 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliMon 10:24 AM535 km333 miles289 nmWest W
Puerto AyacuchoMon 10:54 AM551 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE

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