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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 23:24:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 04' South, Longitude: 78° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"1003.63 miwest0° 11' 05.7"12.70 misouth1003.62 mi
24 hours11° 32' 02.7"796.68 mieast4° 24' 01.4"302.37 misouth849.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuencaSun 6:24 PM25 km16 miles14 nmNorthwest NW
LojaSun 6:24 PM109 km68 miles59 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MacasSun 6:24 PM118 km73 miles64 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 6:24 PM150 km93 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
AmbatoSun 6:24 PM203 km126 miles109 nmNorth N
PortoviejoSun 6:24 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNorthwest NW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sun 6:24 PM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth N
QuitoSun 6:24 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth N
EsmeraldasSun 6:24 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
FlorenciaSun 6:24 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNortheast NE
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