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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 53' South, Longitude: 115° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.98 meters/second, 1562.3 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.18 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.2"970.63 miwest0° 08' 29.5"9.73 minorth970.97 mi
24 hours12° 52' 25.1"864.51 mieast3° 44' 05.9"256.73 minorth907.89 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 9:40 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 6:40 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:40 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 4:40 PM3650 km2268 miles1971 nmWest W
Mexico City *Sat 9:40 PM4106 km2552 miles2217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 9:40 PM4193 km2605 miles2264 nmEast E
GuatemalaSat 8:40 PM4196 km2607 miles2266 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 8:40 PM4222 km2624 miles2280 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 8:40 PM4339 km2696 miles2343 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 9:40 PM4365 km2713 miles2357 nmEast-northeast ENE
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