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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 17:40:00 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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 80° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.67 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.0"987.81 miwest0° 09' 56.7"11.39 misouth987.63 mi
24 hours12° 30' 51.6"853.14 mieast3° 43' 24.4"255.93 misouth885.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloSat 12:40 PM227 km141 miles122 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 12:40 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
LojaSat 12:40 PM646 km402 miles349 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:40 PM919 km571 miles496 nmEast-southeast ESE
PortoviejoSat 12:40 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 12:40 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 1:40 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM1428 km888 miles771 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSat 1:40 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmEast-southeast ESE

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