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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 11:41 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 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° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 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' 02.8"978.98 miwest0° 09' 18.4"10.66 misouth978.76 mi
24 hours13° 07' 21.1"887.99 mieast3° 23' 46.0"233.47 misouth912.26 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 AM634 km394 miles342 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 11:30 AM1127 km700 miles609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 11:30 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 10:30 AM1433 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmEast E
La PazSat 12:30 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSat 11:30 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 12:30 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 11:30 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 11:30 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth N

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