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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: 83%

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 Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' South, Longitude: 107° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.92 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.5"997.48 miwest0° 11' 10.1"12.79 minorth997.72 mi
24 hours12° 06' 08.7"833.12 mieast4° 32' 52.1"312.51 minorth892.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 9:50 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 10:50 PM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmSouth S
Acapulco *Mon 10:50 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 10:50 PM2923 km1817 miles1579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 9:50 PM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 9:50 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 9:50 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 9:50 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 9:50 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 7:50 PM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmSouthwest SW
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