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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: 79%

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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 44' South, Longitude: 80° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.71 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.6"994.70 miwest0° 11' 34.2"13.25 minorth994.98 mi
24 hours12° 10' 40.1"836.56 mieast4° 41' 00.7"321.82 minorth899.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChiclayoThu 4:00 AM30 km19 miles16 nmEast-southeast ESE
PiuraThu 4:00 AM176 km109 miles95 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TrujilloThu 4:00 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 4:00 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth N
LimaThu 4:00 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoThu 4:00 AM738 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliThu 4:00 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:00 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoThu 5:00 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 4:00 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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