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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' South, Longitude: 78° 17' West

The ground speed is currently 437.87 meters/second, 1576.3 kilometres/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.32 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.8"979.34 miWest0° 09' 43.9"11.15 miNorth979.70 mi
24 hours12° 15' 31.4"829.34 miEast4° 07' 17.4"283.27 miNorth881.70 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CallaoThu 6:24 AM126 km78 miles68 nmEast E
LimaThu 6:24 AM137 km85 miles74 nmEast E
TrujilloThu 6:24 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 6:24 AM639 km397 miles345 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaThu 6:24 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSoutheast SE
CuencaThu 6:24 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 6:24 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 7:24 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast E
La PazThu 7:24 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 6:24 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth N

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