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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 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 22:56:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 42%

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 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' South, Longitude: 86° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.22 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.4"941.95 miwest0° 02' 25.5"2.78 misouth941.84 mi
24 hours13° 55' 40.4"909.50 mieast0° 23' 25.8"26.86 misouth908.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 5:56 PM1327 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 6:56 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 5:56 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 4:56 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth N
Santiago *Wed 7:56 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSoutheast SE
SucreWed 6:56 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmEast E
QuitoWed 5:56 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 6:56 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Wed 5:56 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaWed 7:56 PM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmSoutheast SE
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