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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: 45%

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 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 00' South, Longitude: 83° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.7 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' 35.6"961.48 miwest0° 07' 03.9"8.10 misouth961.23 mi
24 hours13° 17' 33.1"883.89 mieast2° 23' 05.5"164.00 misouth893.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 5:56 PM865 km537 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilTue 5:56 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazTue 6:56 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsTue 4:56 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 5:56 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoTue 6:56 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 6:56 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoTue 6:56 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaTue 5:56 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaTue 7:56 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSoutheast SE
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