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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: 64%

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 Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' South, Longitude: 96° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.26 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.2"989.28 miwest0° 10' 50.2"12.42 minorth989.61 mi
24 hours12° 06' 07.9"826.70 mieast4° 27' 46.2"306.70 minorth885.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 5:24 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 6:24 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 6:24 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmEast E
QuitoThu 6:24 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter IslandThu 5:24 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseThu 5:24 AM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 5:24 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 5:24 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 5:24 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 6:24 AM2735 km1700 miles1477 nmNortheast NE
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