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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: 60%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 82° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 43.2"1004.16 miwest0° 11' 39.6"13.35 minorth1004.35 mi
24 hours10° 43' 17.4"740.18 mieast4° 38' 26.1"318.85 minorth806.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PiuraSun 5:42 AM241 km150 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 5:42 AM279 km173 miles151 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sun 5:42 AM484 km301 miles262 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 5:42 AM538 km334 miles290 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSun 4:42 AM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
FlorenciaSun 5:42 AM916 km569 miles494 nmNortheast NE
CaliSun 5:42 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 5:42 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaSun 5:42 AM1266 km786 miles683 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSun 5:42 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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