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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 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 115° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.70 meters/second, 1546.9 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.4"960.96 miwest0° 07' 10.3"8.22 misouth960.71 mi
24 hours13° 52' 05.3"923.28 mieast2° 23' 09.4"164.07 misouth932.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 2:40 PM1404 km873 miles758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 11:40 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:40 PM3280 km2038 miles1771 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:40 AM3640 km2262 miles1966 nmWest W
LimaSun 2:40 PM4166 km2589 miles2250 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 1:40 PM4282 km2661 miles2312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:40 PM4335 km2694 miles2341 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:40 PM4355 km2706 miles2351 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 2:40 PM4407 km2738 miles2380 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 1:40 PM4457 km2769 miles2407 nmNortheast NE

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