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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

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 11:41 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 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° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.79 meters/second, 1576.0 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.6"979.09 miwest0° 09' 19.1"10.68 misouth978.87 mi
24 hours13° 07' 03.4"887.74 mieast3° 24' 04.3"233.82 misouth912.12 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 AM371 km231 miles200 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:20 AM871 km541 miles470 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 11:20 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 11:20 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmEast E
La PazSat 12:20 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSat 10:20 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSat 11:20 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 12:20 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 11:20 AM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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