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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%

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 Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 48' South, Longitude: 62° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.92 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.6"979.52 miwest0° 09' 31.0"10.90 minorth979.87 mi
24 hours12° 33' 58.0"850.95 mieast4° 03' 14.2"278.64 minorth900.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoSat 5:50 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RiberaltaSat 5:50 PM363 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 5:50 PM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 5:50 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaSat 5:50 PM653 km406 miles353 nmWest W
Santa CruzSat 5:50 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSouth S
La PazSat 5:50 PM773 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 5:50 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSat 5:50 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 4:50 PM1547 km962 miles836 nmWest W
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