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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 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 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° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.02 meters/second, 1573.3 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.8"977.36 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 misouth977.12 mi
24 hours12° 36' 13.3"850.25 mieast3° 13' 16.1"221.45 misouth872.93 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 PM1521 km945 miles822 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandMon 4:56 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmSouthwest SW
LimaMon 5:56 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 5:56 PM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 5:56 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 4:56 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 4:56 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 4:56 PM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 5:56 PM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 6:56 PM3086 km1918 miles1666 nmEast E
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