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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 22:50:00 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: 61%

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 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' South, Longitude: 60° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.14 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.7"968.16 miwest0° 08' 10.3"9.36 minorth968.50 mi
24 hours12° 56' 52.9"867.49 mieast3° 37' 32.0"249.22 minorth908.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 6:50 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa CruzSat 6:50 PM485 km302 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaSat 6:50 PM732 km455 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSat 6:50 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 6:50 PM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 6:50 PM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaSat 6:50 PM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Sat 7:50 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausSat 6:50 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSat 7:50 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmEast E

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