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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' South, Longitude: 68° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.38 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 33.6"937.82 miwest0° 03' 34.7"4.10 misouth937.65 mi
24 hours15° 06' 31.0"985.58 mieast0° 44' 50.5"51.41 misouth984.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquiqueSat 12:34 AM160 km99 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
AricaSat 12:34 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
OruroSat 12:34 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 12:34 AM334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 12:34 AM383 km238 miles207 nmEast E
ArequipaFri 11:34 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSat 12:34 AM629 km391 miles340 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaSat 1:34 AM693 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 11:34 PM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TucumánSat 1:34 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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