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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: 39%

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 Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 97° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.4"943.55 miwest0° 03' 05.6"3.55 minorth943.70 mi
24 hours13° 48' 00.9"903.08 mieast1° 47' 20.2"123.04 minorth916.05 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 *Thu 6:32 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 5:32 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 6:32 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 6:32 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 8:32 PM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 7:32 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 7:32 PM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 3:32 PM3389 km2106 miles1830 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreThu 7:32 PM3428 km2130 miles1851 nmEast E
San JoseThu 5:32 PM3533 km2195 miles1908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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