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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: 2%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 56' South
Longitude: 91° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.65 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.1"954.17 miwest0° 06' 11.8"7.11 misouth953.93 mi
24 hours14° 18' 46.3"947.25 mieast1° 56' 38.2"133.70 misouth951.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 11:40 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 10:40 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 11:40 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 11:40 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoSun 11:40 AM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 12:40 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 11:40 AM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 1:40 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 12:40 PM2783 km1729 miles1502 nmEast E
BogotaSun 11:40 AM3057 km1899 miles1651 nmNortheast NE
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