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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 32' South, Longitude: 89° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.34 meters/second, 1488.0 km/hour, 924.6 miles/hour or 803.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.41 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.41 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.1"924.29 miwest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 misouth924.20 mi
24 hours15° 11' 52.3"977.89 mieast0° 02' 34.0"2.95 minorth978.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:44 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandSun 11:44 PM2075 km1289 miles1121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:44 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth N
SantiagoMon 1:44 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 1:44 AM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 12:44 AM2391 km1485 miles1291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreMon 1:44 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmEast E
QuitoMon 12:44 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 1:44 AM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 2:44 AM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmEast-southeast ESE
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