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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' South, Longitude: 73° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.87 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.7"1004.00 miwest0° 10' 51.5"12.43 misouth1004.00 mi
24 hours11° 25' 58.2"789.97 mieast4° 17' 01.0"294.34 misouth841.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosFri 12:40 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
MitúFri 12:40 PM535 km332 miles289 nmNortheast NE
FlorenciaFri 12:40 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbatoFri 12:40 PM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoFri 12:40 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
LojaFri 12:40 PM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM763 km474 miles412 nmWest W
CaliFri 12:40 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaFri 12:40 PM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth N
PortoviejoFri 12:40 PM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW

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