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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 113° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.18 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.89 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.6"953.12 miwest0° 07' 22.7"8.46 minorth953.46 mi
24 hours14° 14' 22.8"942.88 mieast3° 26' 57.8"237.16 minorth979.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandMon 1:10 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 11:10 PM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:10 AM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:10 PM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmWest W
LimaMon 2:10 AM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmEast E
QuitoMon 2:10 AM4293 km2667 miles2318 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 1:10 AM4322 km2685 miles2334 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 2:10 AM4322 km2686 miles2334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 1:10 AM4333 km2692 miles2339 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 1:10 AM4417 km2745 miles2385 nmNortheast NE

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