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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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:31 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 2, 2012 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 42' South, Longitude: 108° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.24 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' 22.5"15.41 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.41 mi
1 hour14° 22' 34.6"924.07 miwest0° 00' 25.9"0.49 minorth924.09 mi
24 hours14° 51' 14.7"954.76 mieast0° 53' 21.3"61.18 minorth959.61 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 11:44 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 9:44 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:44 PM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 12:44 AM3487 km2167 miles1883 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantiagoMon 1:44 AM3910 km2430 miles2111 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 12:44 AM4010 km2492 miles2165 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazMon 1:44 AM4252 km2642 miles2296 nmEast E
PapeeteSun 7:44 PM4343 km2699 miles2345 nmWest W
San JoseSun 11:44 PM4385 km2725 miles2368 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 11:44 PM4435 km2756 miles2395 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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