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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: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:25 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 27, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 105° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.23 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.67 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.5"939.78 miwest0° 04' 16.0"4.89 minorth939.99 mi
24 hours14° 29' 30.8"946.87 mieast2° 17' 57.5"158.13 minorth966.23 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 3:10 AM977 km607 miles527 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 3:10 AM2636 km1638 miles1424 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 1:10 AM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 4:10 AM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmEast E
QuitoMon 4:10 AM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantiagoMon 5:10 AM3762 km2337 miles2031 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazMon 5:10 AM3924 km2438 miles2119 nmEast E
San JoseMon 3:10 AM3961 km2461 miles2139 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 3:10 AM4033 km2506 miles2178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 3:10 AM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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