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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: 96%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 104° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.89 meters/second, 1511.6 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.65 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 37.4"938.99 miwest0° 03' 57.8"4.54 minorth939.19 mi
24 hours14° 47' 51.5"966.45 mieast2° 13' 13.5"152.71 minorth984.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandSat 11:32 PM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:32 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 9:32 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 12:32 AM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmEast E
QuitoSun 12:32 AM3569 km2217 miles1927 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantiagoSun 1:32 AM3740 km2324 miles2020 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSun 1:32 AM3903 km2425 miles2108 nmEast E
San JoseSat 11:32 PM3955 km2457 miles2135 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 11:32 PM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 11:32 PM4031 km2504 miles2176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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