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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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' South, Longitude: 101° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.8"1001.40 miwest0° 12' 02.2"13.79 minorth1001.54 mi
24 hours12° 13' 36.2"845.38 mieast4° 45' 02.9"326.42 minorth906.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:44 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmEast E
Acapulco *Thu 2:44 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 1:44 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 1:44 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:44 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:44 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:44 AM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 2:44 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 2:44 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmEast E
Veracruz *Thu 2:44 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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