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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: 44%

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 Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 69° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.23 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.7"962.19 miwest0° 07' 09.1"8.20 misouth961.94 mi
24 hours13° 15' 53.0"882.62 mieast2° 25' 25.8"166.69 misouth892.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazTue 5:56 PM186 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaTue 4:56 PM199 km124 miles108 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaTue 5:56 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreTue 5:56 PM590 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaTue 5:56 PM672 km417 miles363 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoTue 5:56 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 4:56 PM894 km555 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 5:56 PM942 km585 miles508 nmEast E
AsuncionTue 5:56 PM1634 km1016 miles883 nmSoutheast SE
ManausTue 5:56 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
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