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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 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 57' South
Longitude: 119° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.91 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.7"986.23 miwest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 minorth986.55 mi
24 hours12° 25' 29.8"846.61 mieast4° 17' 20.3"294.76 minorth900.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 7:50 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 10:50 PM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 5:50 PM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 9:50 PM3506 km2179 miles1893 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 10:50 PM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 9:50 PM4234 km2631 miles2286 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 9:50 PM4288 km2665 miles2315 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 5:50 PM4344 km2699 miles2345 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 5:50 PM4435 km2756 miles2395 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaSun 9:50 PM4457 km2769 miles2407 nmEast-northeast ENE
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