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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:56 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 90° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.7"999.12 miwest0° 10' 43.9"12.29 misouth999.04 mi
24 hours11° 57' 36.2"823.45 mieast4° 09' 53.0"286.22 misouth868.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:30 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliFri 12:30 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 11:30 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:30 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 11:30 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 12:30 PM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 11:30 AM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmNorth N
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