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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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' South, Longitude: 99° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.77 meters/second, 1504.0 km/hour, 934.5 miles/hour or 812.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.58 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.0"934.30 miwest0° 02' 16.6"2.61 minorth934.42 mi
24 hours15° 05' 43.6"981.78 mieast1° 35' 35.8"109.60 minorth992.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandSun 12:26 AM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:26 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:26 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 1:26 AM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 10:26 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmWest-southwest WSW
SantiagoSun 2:26 AM3223 km2002 miles1740 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSun 2:26 AM3337 km2074 miles1802 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 2:26 AM3576 km2222 miles1931 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 2:26 AM3592 km2232 miles1939 nmEast E
San JoseSun 12:26 AM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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