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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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 91° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.38 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.05 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.2"962.62 miwest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 minorth962.97 mi
24 hours12° 56' 21.1"862.23 mieast3° 32' 58.2"244.04 minorth902.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 6:24 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:24 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 6:24 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 6:24 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandWed 5:24 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmSouthwest SW
La PazWed 7:24 AM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 7:24 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmEast E
SucreWed 7:24 AM2812 km1748 miles1519 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoWed 7:24 AM2881 km1790 miles1555 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseWed 5:24 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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