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

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 16:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' North, Longitude: 83° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.66 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.7"1003.55 miwest0° 11' 11.3"12.81 minorth1003.55 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.1"780.71 mieast4° 20' 25.0"298.24 minorth833.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EsmeraldasMon 11:14 AM487 km303 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
PortoviejoMon 11:14 AM564 km350 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Mon 11:14 AM605 km376 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
DavidMon 11:14 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasMon 11:14 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoMon 11:14 AM665 km413 miles359 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilMon 11:14 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseMon 10:14 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
CaliMon 11:14 AM785 km488 miles424 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsMon 10:14 AM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
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