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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: 50%
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 Monday, June 11, 2012 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 02' North
Longitude: 68° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.19 meters/second, 1620.7 km/hour, 1007.0 miles/hour or 875.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.5"16.78 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 36.7"1007.04 miwest0° 11' 28.0"13.13 minorth1007.10 mi
24 hours10° 28' 11.0"724.13 mieast4° 29' 14.2"308.35 minorth785.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoMon 6:02 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VillavicencioMon 5:32 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
BogotaMon 5:32 AM703 km437 miles379 nmNorthwest NW
San Fernando de ApureMon 6:02 AM773 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliMon 5:32 AM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinMon 5:32 AM944 km586 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad BolívarMon 6:02 AM981 km610 miles530 nmNortheast NE
CaracasMon 6:02 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoMon 5:32 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmWest W
ManausMon 6:32 AM1086 km675 miles587 nmEast-southeast ESE
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