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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 phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' South, Longitude: 79° 08' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"1003.62 miwest0° 11' 05.7"12.70 misouth1003.61 mi
24 hours11° 32' 04.4"796.71 mieast4° 24' 01.1"302.36 misouth849.89 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 PM24 km15 miles13 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 6:24 PM128 km80 miles69 nmNorthwest NW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sun 6:24 PM312 km194 miles169 nmNorth N
QuitoSun 6:24 PM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaSun 6:24 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNortheast NE
CaliSun 6:24 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 6:24 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaSun 6:24 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSun 6:24 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 5:24 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmWest-northwest WNW

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