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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 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' South, Longitude: 76° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.46 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"953.74 miwest0° 05' 50.8"6.70 minorth954.01 mi
24 hours13° 24' 42.1"886.32 mieast2° 48' 21.2"192.93 minorth913.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 6:02 PM545 km338 miles294 nmEast E
LimaFri 6:02 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 6:02 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 7:02 PM903 km561 miles488 nmEast E
SucreFri 7:02 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 7:02 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 6:02 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 6:02 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 8:02 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 8:02 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmSoutheast SE

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