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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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 88° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.23 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.1"962.21 miwest0° 07' 20.7"8.42 misouth961.96 mi
24 hours13° 49' 24.3"921.37 mieast2° 27' 54.4"169.53 misouth931.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:50 PM1347 km837 miles728 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 12:50 PM2047 km1272 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 1:50 PM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:50 PM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 12:50 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 1:50 PM2549 km1584 miles1377 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sun 2:50 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSun 12:50 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmNortheast NE
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