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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 00:12:00 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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 93° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.74 meters/second, 1536.3 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.6"954.38 miwest0° 05' 58.3"6.84 minorth954.66 mi
24 hours13° 23' 23.0"885.41 mieast2° 51' 05.1"196.06 minorth913.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:12 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 7:12 PM1850 km1149 miles999 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 7:12 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilFri 7:12 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 7:12 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 8:12 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 8:12 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 9:12 PM2909 km1807 miles1571 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 8:12 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmEast E
San JoseFri 6:12 PM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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