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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 89° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.46 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.7"969.44 miwest0° 08' 20.5"9.56 minorth969.79 mi
24 hours12° 54' 32.7"865.93 mieast3° 41' 00.4"253.20 minorth908.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 7:50 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:50 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 7:50 PM1668 km1036 miles900 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 7:50 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 8:50 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 8:50 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sat 7:50 PM2536 km1576 miles1370 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 8:50 PM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 7:50 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 6:50 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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