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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 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 27' South, Longitude: 111° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 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' 27.3"1003.18 miwest0° 11' 43.0"13.42 minorth1003.31 mi
24 hours11° 37' 06.0"803.39 mieast4° 36' 32.4"316.68 minorth863.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Fri 7:00 AM2399 km1491 miles1296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:00 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Fri 7:00 AM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 7:00 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandFri 6:00 AM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmSouth S
GuatemalaFri 6:00 AM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 6:00 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 6:00 AM3186 km1980 miles1720 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 6:00 AM3195 km1986 miles1725 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanFri 6:00 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNortheast NE

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