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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 is probably impossible 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 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' South, Longitude: 82° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.75 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 02.9"979.00 miwest0° 09' 18.6"10.67 misouth978.77 mi
24 hours13° 07' 19.1"887.96 mieast3° 23' 48.0"233.51 misouth912.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 11:30 AM604 km376 miles326 nmEast E
LojaSat 11:30 AM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 11:30 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 11:30 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 10:30 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM1629 km1012 miles879 nmEast E
La PazSat 12:30 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSat 11:30 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 12:30 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 11:30 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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