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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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' South, Longitude: 107° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.65 meters/second, 1579.1 km/hour, 981.2 miles/hour or 852.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.3"981.10 miwest0° 10' 41.7"12.25 minorth981.48 mi
24 hours12° 50' 14.6"871.66 mieast4° 28' 39.0"307.71 minorth929.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandWed 4:00 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 4:00 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 2:00 AM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmSouthwest SW
LimaWed 5:00 AM3309 km2056 miles1787 nmEast E
GuatemalaWed 4:00 AM3388 km2105 miles1830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 4:00 AM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 5:00 AM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 4:00 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 4:00 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Wed 5:00 AM3485 km2166 miles1882 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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