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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: 38%

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 Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 70° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.64 meters/second, 1517.9 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.8"942.91 miwest0° 02' 51.6"3.28 minorth943.05 mi
24 hours13° 49' 31.3"904.16 mieast1° 42' 00.2"116.92 minorth916.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Thu 6:40 PM70 km44 miles38 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Iquique *Thu 6:40 PM142 km89 miles77 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaThu 4:40 PM303 km188 miles163 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazThu 5:40 PM388 km241 miles210 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 5:40 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 4:40 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaThu 6:40 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaThu 5:40 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaThu 5:40 PM1016 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 4:40 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmNorthwest NW

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