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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: 74%

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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' South, Longitude: 110° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.74 meters/second, 1586.7 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.8"985.78 miwest0° 10' 10.3"11.65 minorth986.11 mi
24 hours12° 26' 08.2"846.98 mieast4° 16' 40.9"293.99 minorth901.09 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 *Sun 10:10 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSun 9:10 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 7:10 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Sun 10:10 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 9:10 PM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 9:10 PM3514 km2183 miles1897 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 9:10 PM3621 km2250 miles1955 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 10:10 PM3640 km2262 miles1966 nmEast E
San JoseSun 9:10 PM3651 km2268 miles1971 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 10:10 PM3686 km2290 miles1990 nmEast-northeast ENE

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