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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: 88%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 11' South, Longitude: 86° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.21 meters/second, 1523.6 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 01.0"946.44 miwest0° 05' 21.4"6.14 minorth946.70 mi
24 hours14° 14' 13.2"935.72 mieast2° 42' 14.4"185.94 minorth960.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 10:00 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 10:00 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:00 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth N
La PazSat 11:00 PM1958 km1216 miles1057 nmEast E
QuitoSat 10:00 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 11:00 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 11:00 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmEast E
SantiagoSat 11:00 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmSoutheast SE
Easter IslandSat 9:00 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaMidnight Sat-Sun2682 km1666 miles1448 nmSoutheast SE

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