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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 9:42:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

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 Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 35' South, Longitude: 108° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.06 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.37 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.8"981.96 miWest0° 09' 15.1"10.60 miSouth981.75 mi
24 hours12° 28' 35.2"845.45 miEast3° 23' 55.3"233.64 miSouth871.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 4:42 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSun 3:42 PM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 1:42 PM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmSouthwest SW
LimaSun 4:42 PM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 3:42 PM3493 km2171 miles1886 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 3:42 PM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 4:42 PM3516 km2185 miles1898 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 4:42 PM3572 km2220 miles1929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 3:42 PM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 3:42 PM3577 km2223 miles1932 nmNortheast NE

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