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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 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' South, Longitude: 79° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.86 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.0"961.38 miwest0° 08' 14.2"9.44 minorth961.74 mi
24 hours13° 46' 40.0"918.84 mieast3° 43' 35.2"256.18 minorth961.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 10:30 PM453 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 10:30 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSun 11:30 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 11:30 PM1398 km868 miles755 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 10:30 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
SucreSun 11:30 PM1560 km970 miles843 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 10:30 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 9:30 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorthwest NW
SantiagoSun 11:30 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaSun 10:30 PM2294 km1425 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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