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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: 4%

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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' South, Longitude: 65° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.16 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.8"973.19 miwest0° 08' 30.6"9.75 misouth972.95 mi
24 hours13° 05' 22.5"880.62 mieast3° 01' 27.0"207.92 misouth899.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrinidadSun 1:30 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiberaltaSun 1:30 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSun 1:30 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
CobijaSun 1:30 PM464 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSun 1:30 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSun 1:30 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Porto VelhoSun 1:30 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 1:30 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 1:30 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth S
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 12:30 PM785 km488 miles424 nmWest W
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