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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: 94%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' South, Longitude: 72° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.71 meters/second, 1547.0 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.6"961.04 miwest0° 08' 11.0"9.38 minorth961.40 mi
24 hours13° 47' 18.8"919.26 mieast3° 42' 31.2"254.96 minorth961.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSun 10:00 PM129 km80 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
CuzcoSun 10:00 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 10:00 PM258 km160 miles139 nmNorth N
La PazSun 11:00 PM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaSun 11:00 PM619 km385 miles334 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 10:00 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSun 11:00 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaSun 11:00 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 11:00 PM840 km522 miles453 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 10:00 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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