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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: 59%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' South, Longitude: 66° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.46 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.9 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.9"971.67 miwest0° 08' 39.0"9.91 misouth971.42 mi
24 hours13° 07' 32.0"881.44 mieast3° 05' 46.6"212.91 misouth900.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrinidadTue 6:56 PM242 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazTue 6:56 PM316 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoTue 6:56 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArequipaTue 5:56 PM567 km353 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santa CruzTue 6:56 PM588 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
SucreTue 6:56 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Porto VelhoTue 6:56 PM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 5:56 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmWest W
ManausTue 6:56 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AsuncionTue 6:56 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmSoutheast SE
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