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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: 61%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' South, Longitude: 89° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 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' 45.5"962.50 miwest0° 07' 57.2"9.11 minorth962.86 mi
24 hours12° 56' 39.3"862.48 mieast3° 32' 40.4"243.70 minorth902.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 6:14 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:14 AM1628 km1011 miles879 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 6:14 AM1792 km1113 miles968 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 6:14 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 7:14 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 7:14 AM2391 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter IslandWed 5:14 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouthwest SW
SucreWed 7:14 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoWed 7:14 AM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 6:14 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNortheast NE
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