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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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 74° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.2"953.66 miwest0° 05' 49.8"6.68 minorth953.93 mi
24 hours13° 24' 52.2"886.43 mieast2° 48' 00.2"192.53 minorth913.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 5:52 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 5:52 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 5:52 PM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazFri 6:52 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast E
CobijaFri 6:52 PM918 km571 miles496 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 6:52 PM992 km616 miles536 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 6:52 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 5:52 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 7:52 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouth S
CórdobaFri 7:52 PM1885 km1172 miles1018 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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