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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 05:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 33' South, Longitude: 92° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.33 meters/second, 1488.0 km/hour, 924.6 miles/hour or 803.4 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' 50.9"924.26 miwest0° 01' 45.0"2.01 misouth924.17 mi
24 hours15° 11' 47.0"977.77 mieast0° 03' 13.3"3.69 minorth977.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandSun 11:54 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 12:54 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:54 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNorth N
SantiagoMon 1:54 AM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilMon 12:54 AM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 1:54 AM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmEast E
QuitoMon 12:54 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 1:54 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 1:54 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 2:54 AM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmEast-southeast ESE
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