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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 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' South, Longitude: 76° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 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' 56.6"953.73 miwest0° 05' 50.7"6.70 minorth954.00 mi
24 hours13° 24' 43.2"886.33 mieast2° 48' 19.0"192.89 minorth913.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 6:00 PM522 km325 miles282 nmEast E
LimaFri 6:00 PM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 6:00 PM608 km378 miles329 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 7:00 PM881 km547 miles476 nmEast E
SucreFri 7:00 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 7:00 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 6:00 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 8:00 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 6:00 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth N
CórdobaFri 8:00 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSoutheast SE

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