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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: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' South, Longitude: 79° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.13 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.5"961.98 miwest0° 07' 53.6"9.05 minorth962.33 mi
24 hours12° 57' 50.3"863.37 mieast3° 31' 30.1"242.34 minorth903.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 5:36 AM493 km306 miles266 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 5:36 AM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazWed 6:36 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 6:36 AM1433 km891 miles774 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 5:36 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorth N
SucreWed 6:36 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 5:36 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsWed 4:36 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmNorthwest NW
SantiagoWed 6:36 AM2164 km1345 miles1168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaWed 5:36 AM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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