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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: 2%

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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 58° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.25 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.3"948.73 miwest0° 04' 54.3"5.62 misouth948.53 mi
24 hours14° 16' 59.0"940.19 mieast1° 23' 10.3"95.34 misouth941.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 12:40 PM326 km203 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzMon 12:40 PM513 km319 miles277 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasMon 1:40 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 12:40 PM741 km461 miles400 nmWest W
Asuncion *Mon 1:40 PM820 km510 miles443 nmSouth S
La PazMon 12:40 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmWest W
Brasilia *Mon 2:40 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 2:40 PM1370 km852 miles740 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaMon 1:40 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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