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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 23, 2013 at 05:42:00 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: 100%

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 23, 2013 at 05:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 88° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.69 meters/second, 1503.7 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.57 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.3"934.06 miwest0° 02' 09.6"2.48 minorth934.17 mi
24 hours15° 06' 24.2"982.28 mieast1° 32' 58.3"106.58 minorth992.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:42 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:42 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:42 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 1:42 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmEast E
Easter IslandSat 11:42 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest-southwest WSW
SantiagoSun 1:42 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSun 12:42 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 1:42 AM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:42 AM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:42 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmEast-southeast ESE
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