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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 38' South, Longitude: 99° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.4"993.81 miwest0° 11' 43.7"13.43 minorth994.10 mi
24 hours12° 39' 04.8"869.32 mieast4° 46' 40.7"328.33 minorth932.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:44 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 1:44 AM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoWed 1:44 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter IslandWed 12:44 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseWed 12:44 AM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:44 AM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 1:44 AM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaWed 12:44 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 12:44 AM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Wed 1:44 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmNorth N
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