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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 = Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 5:12:00 AM.

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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: 100%

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 Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 39' North, Longitude: 83° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.4"1002.40 miWest0° 11' 44.1"13.44 miNorth1002.47 mi
24 hours12° 05' 14.9"836.04 miEast4° 35' 24.6"315.39 miNorth892.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PortoviejoThu 12:12 AM436 km271 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
EsmeraldasThu 12:12 AM484 km301 miles261 nmEast E
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:12 AM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:12 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 12:12 AM617 km384 miles333 nmEast E
AmbatoThu 12:12 AM633 km394 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:12 PM648 km403 miles350 nmWest-southwest WSW
LojaThu 12:12 AM740 km460 miles400 nmSoutheast SE
CaliThu 12:12 AM887 km551 miles479 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaThu 12:12 AM939 km583 miles507 nmEast E

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