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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 74° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.17 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.6"968.80 miwest0° 08' 15.5"9.46 minorth969.14 mi
24 hours12° 55' 42.7"866.71 mieast3° 39' 17.0"251.23 minorth908.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaSat 6:50 PM119 km74 miles64 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuancayoSat 6:50 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 6:50 PM269 km167 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 6:50 PM351 km218 miles189 nmNorthwest NW
ArequipaSat 6:50 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSat 7:50 PM741 km460 miles400 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 7:50 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 7:50 PM890 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
RiberaltaSat 7:50 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 7:50 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmEast-southeast ESE
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