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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' North, Longitude: 71° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.26 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.3"982.42 miwest0° 08' 49.3"10.11 minorth982.21 mi
24 hours11° 54' 38.6"806.74 mieast3° 11' 38.3"219.57 minorth831.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaracaiboSat 12:08 AM111 km69 miles60 nmSouth S
Ciudad OjedaSat 12:08 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouth S
OranjestadSat 12:38 AM183 km114 miles99 nmEast-northeast ENE
WillemstadSat 12:38 AM277 km172 miles150 nmEast E
BarquisimetoSat 12:08 AM299 km186 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
BarranquillaFri 11:38 PM375 km233 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
ValenciaSat 12:08 AM413 km257 miles223 nmEast-southeast ESE
CúcutaFri 11:38 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaySat 12:08 AM462 km287 miles249 nmEast-southeast ESE
CartagenaFri 11:38 PM471 km293 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW

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