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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: 50%

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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 61° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.21 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.0"953.26 miwest0° 05' 44.1"6.57 minorth953.53 mi
24 hours13° 25' 50.4"887.16 mieast2° 45' 57.0"190.19 minorth913.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzFri 6:00 PM143 km89 miles77 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreFri 6:00 PM402 km249 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazFri 6:00 PM666 km414 miles360 nmWest W
SaltaFri 7:00 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Fri 7:00 PM990 km615 miles535 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoFri 6:00 PM1029 km639 miles555 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaFri 7:00 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 7:00 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth S
ManausFri 6:00 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth N
LimaFri 5:00 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmWest-northwest WNW
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