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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: 100%

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 23, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 86° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.68 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.57 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.1"934.03 miwest0° 02' 08.3"2.45 minorth934.14 mi
24 hours15° 06' 32.1"982.39 mieast1° 32' 27.2"105.99 minorth992.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:32 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 1:32 AM1988 km1236 miles1074 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 12:32 AM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:32 PM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth N
SantiagoSun 1:32 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 1:32 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:32 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:32 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandSat 11:32 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaSun 2:32 AM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmSoutheast SE

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