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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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 28' North, Longitude: 87° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.60 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.6"996.66 miwest0° 10' 16.9"11.78 minorth996.54 mi
24 hours11° 12' 48.2"769.10 mieast3° 52' 23.5"266.19 minorth810.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaSun 5:54 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 5:54 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
MasayaSun 5:54 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 5:54 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavidSun 6:54 AM543 km338 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
MatagalpaSun 5:54 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelSun 5:54 AM673 km418 miles364 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSun 5:54 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaSun 5:54 AM733 km455 miles396 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSun 5:54 AM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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