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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 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 111° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.23 meters/second, 1563.2 km/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 45.9"971.17 miwest0° 08' 16.0"9.47 misouth970.93 mi
24 hours13° 09' 52.4"884.02 mieast2° 54' 37.0"200.11 misouth900.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 3:42 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 12:42 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:42 PM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 3:42 PM3779 km2348 miles2040 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 2:42 PM3932 km2443 miles2123 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 3:42 PM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 2:42 PM3944 km2451 miles2130 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 3:42 PM3973 km2469 miles2145 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 2:42 PM4034 km2507 miles2178 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 2:42 PM4044 km2513 miles2183 nmNortheast NE
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