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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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 72° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.3"968.70 miwest0° 08' 14.6"9.45 minorth969.05 mi
24 hours12° 55' 53.1"866.83 mieast3° 39' 01.6"250.93 minorth908.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuzcoSat 6:40 PM109 km68 miles59 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 6:40 PM127 km79 miles69 nmNorth N
ArequipaSat 6:40 PM260 km162 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazSat 7:40 PM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSat 6:40 PM542 km337 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaSat 7:40 PM551 km342 miles298 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSat 7:40 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaSat 7:40 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 7:40 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 6:40 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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