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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: 34%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 12, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 96° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.01 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.7"977.34 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 misouth977.11 mi
24 hours12° 36' 15.2"850.28 mieast3° 13' 14.1"221.42 misouth872.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 4:56 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandMon 4:56 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmSouthwest SW
LimaMon 5:56 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 5:56 PM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 5:56 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 4:56 PM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 4:56 PM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 4:56 PM3047 km1894 miles1645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 5:56 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 4:56 PM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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