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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 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' North, Longitude: 86° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.8"1003.52 miwest0° 11' 11.1"12.81 minorth1003.52 mi
24 hours11° 18' 06.1"780.67 mieast4° 20' 16.4"298.07 minorth833.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 10:24 AM572 km355 miles309 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseMon 10:24 AM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilMon 11:24 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoMon 11:24 AM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
MasayaMon 10:24 AM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth N
PanamaMon 11:24 AM995 km618 miles537 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 10:24 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
CaliMon 11:24 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 10:24 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaMon 10:24 AM1229 km764 miles663 nmNorth N

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