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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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 103° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.64 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.2"963.14 miwest0° 08' 02.4"9.22 minorth963.50 mi
24 hours12° 54' 50.5"860.96 mieast3° 34' 26.6"245.71 minorth901.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandWed 6:14 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:14 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 7:14 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmEast E
AdamstownWed 4:14 AM2964 km1842 miles1600 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoWed 7:14 AM3228 km2005 miles1743 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 6:14 AM3535 km2197 miles1909 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 6:14 AM3592 km2232 miles1940 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 6:14 AM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:14 AM3622 km2251 miles1956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaWed 6:14 AM3729 km2317 miles2014 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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