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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: 98%

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 Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 67° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.17 meters/second, 1501.8 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 04.2"932.90 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth932.91 mi
24 hours15° 04' 12.7"978.47 mieast0° 46' 03.4"52.80 minorth982.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PotosiSun 1:32 AM211 km131 miles114 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:32 AM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSun 1:32 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth N
Santa CruzSun 1:32 AM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaSun 2:32 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaSun 12:32 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
TucumánSun 2:32 AM777 km483 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 1:32 AM824 km512 miles445 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 12:32 AM934 km581 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSun 1:32 AM1129 km701 miles609 nmNorth N
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