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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 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 123° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.99 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.18 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 43.0"970.58 miwest0° 08' 12.3"9.40 misouth970.33 mi
24 hours13° 11' 00.0"884.79 mieast2° 52' 50.6"198.07 misouth900.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 1:32 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 4:32 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 11:32 AM2804 km1743 miles1514 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 11:32 AM3909 km2429 miles2111 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 3:32 PM4018 km2496 miles2169 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 11:32 AM4113 km2555 miles2221 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Sun 4:32 PM4571 km2840 miles2468 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 3:32 PM4829 km3000 miles2607 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 3:32 PM4879 km3031 miles2634 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 10:32 AM4959 km3081 miles2678 nmWest-southwest WSW
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