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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' South, Longitude: 80° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.79 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.6"979.10 miwest0° 09' 19.1"10.68 misouth978.88 mi
24 hours13° 07' 01.4"887.72 mieast3° 24' 06.2"233.86 misouth912.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 11:20 AM342 km213 miles185 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:20 AM842 km523 miles455 nmEast E
LojaSat 11:20 AM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 11:20 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 11:20 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmEast E
La PazSat 12:20 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSat 10:20 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSat 11:20 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 12:20 PM1781 km1106 miles961 nmEast-southeast ESE
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