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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 74° 10' 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' 56.1"953.65 miwest0° 05' 49.7"6.68 minorth953.92 mi
24 hours13° 24' 53.4"886.45 mieast2° 47' 57.5"192.48 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 PM295 km183 miles159 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 5:52 PM482 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 5:52 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazFri 6:52 PM649 km403 miles350 nmEast E
CobijaFri 6:52 PM899 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 6:52 PM964 km599 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 6:52 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 5:52 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 7:52 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouth S
CórdobaFri 7:52 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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