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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: 53%

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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 20' South, Longitude: 106° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.44 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 36.4"1000.89 miwest0° 11' 24.1"13.06 minorth1001.10 mi
24 hours11° 32' 29.3"796.12 mieast4° 33' 46.7"313.54 minorth857.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:58 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmEast E
Acapulco *Fri 7:58 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandFri 6:58 AM2531 km1572 miles1366 nmSouth S
Mexico City *Fri 7:58 AM2764 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 6:58 AM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 6:58 AM2799 km1740 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 6:58 AM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 6:58 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 6:58 AM2990 km1858 miles1614 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanFri 6:58 AM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
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