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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: 63%

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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 103° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.75 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.7"970.17 miwest0° 08' 25.6"9.66 minorth970.51 mi
24 hours12° 53' 21.6"865.20 mieast3° 42' 44.1"255.19 minorth908.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 8:50 PM1555 km966 miles839 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:50 PM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 8:50 PM2920 km1815 miles1577 nmEast E
AdamstownSat 5:50 PM3002 km1866 miles1621 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoSat 8:50 PM3186 km1980 miles1720 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 7:50 PM3435 km2134 miles1855 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 7:50 PM3466 km2154 miles1871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 7:50 PM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 7:50 PM3490 km2169 miles1885 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 7:50 PM3608 km2242 miles1948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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