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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 Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 22:46:00 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: 44%

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 Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 81° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.3"961.59 miwest0° 07' 04.8"8.11 misouth961.34 mi
24 hours13° 17' 16.1"883.66 mieast2° 23' 29.4"164.46 misouth893.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 5:46 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 5:46 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazTue 6:46 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 5:46 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoTue 6:46 PM1629 km1012 miles879 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 6:46 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 5:46 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsTue 4:46 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SantiagoTue 6:46 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaTue 5:46 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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