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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: 68%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' South, Longitude: 97° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.42 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.3"1003.03 miwest0° 11' 43.6"13.43 minorth1003.17 mi
24 hours11° 38' 04.4"804.44 mieast4° 37' 00.8"317.22 minorth864.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:00 AM845 km525 miles456 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 5:00 AM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 6:00 AM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmEast E
Santa AnaFri 5:00 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 5:00 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 5:00 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 5:00 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 5:00 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Fri 6:00 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 6:00 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmEast E

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