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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: 62%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' South, Longitude: 62° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.94 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.14 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.3"968.34 miwest0° 08' 11.2"9.38 minorth968.68 mi
24 hours12° 56' 39.9"867.41 mieast3° 37' 51.5"249.61 minorth908.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrinidadSat 7:00 PM215 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 7:00 PM307 km190 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
Santa CruzSat 7:00 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSouth S
RiberaltaSat 7:00 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorthwest NW
SucreSat 7:00 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazSat 7:00 PM603 km375 miles325 nmWest-southwest WSW
Porto VelhoSat 7:00 PM632 km393 miles342 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 7:00 PM719 km447 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 7:00 PM733 km455 miles396 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 7:00 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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