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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: 65%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 74° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.29 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.7"944.38 miwest0° 03' 51.7"4.43 minorth944.57 mi
24 hours13° 53' 42.5"910.24 mieast2° 06' 04.2"144.50 minorth927.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 7:02 PM434 km269 miles234 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 7:02 PM666 km414 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 8:02 PM752 km467 miles406 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 7:02 PM777 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreFri 8:02 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 8:02 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 9:02 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 9:02 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 7:02 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AsuncionFri 8:02 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-southeast ESE
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