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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: 86%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 03' South
Longitude: 90° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.26 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.4"973.55 miwest0° 09' 16.4"10.63 minorth973.91 mi
24 hours13° 05' 20.0"882.12 mieast4° 02' 11.1"277.46 minorth930.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 9:00 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth N
LimaSun 10:00 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 10:00 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 10:00 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 11:00 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 11:00 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sun 10:00 PM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseSun 9:00 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSun 10:00 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSun 10:00 PM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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