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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: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 63° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.18 meters/second, 1599.0 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.2"993.57 miwest0° 10' 48.3"12.38 minorth993.86 mi
24 hours11° 43' 07.6"802.90 mieast4° 25' 49.6"304.46 minorth861.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoFri 7:14 AM89 km55 miles48 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoFri 7:14 AM488 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausFri 7:14 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 7:14 AM1053 km654 miles569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreFri 7:14 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmSouth S
LimaFri 6:14 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownFri 7:14 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 6:14 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboFri 8:14 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 6:14 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-northwest WNW

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