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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 8:16 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 34' South, Longitude: 104° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.26 meters/second, 1487.7 km/hour, 924.4 miles/hour or 803.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.41 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.41 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.8"924.09 miwest0° 01' 36.6"1.85 misouth924.01 mi
24 hours15° 11' 19.0"977.09 mieast0° 06' 32.9"7.51 minorth977.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandMon 12:44 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 10:44 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:44 AM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 1:44 AM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantiagoMon 2:44 AM3564 km2214 miles1924 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 1:44 AM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 2:44 AM3851 km2393 miles2079 nmEast E
SucreMon 2:44 AM4088 km2540 miles2207 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 2:44 AM4112 km2555 miles2220 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 12:44 AM4132 km2568 miles2231 nmNortheast NE

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