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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 70° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.49 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 34.9"938.11 miwest0° 03' 37.1"4.15 minorth938.29 mi
24 hours14° 49' 56.7"967.85 mieast2° 05' 31.2"143.88 minorth984.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AricaSat 11:10 PM116 km72 miles63 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IquiqueSat 11:10 PM119 km74 miles64 nmSoutheast SE
ArequipaSat 10:10 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 11:10 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 11:10 PM593 km369 miles320 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 10:10 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaSun 12:10 AM823 km512 miles445 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSat 11:10 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSun 12:10 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSat 10:10 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorthwest NW
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