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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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 55' North, Longitude: 101° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.7"1002.93 miwest0° 11' 47.7"13.51 minorth1003.00 mi
24 hours11° 48' 04.2"816.19 mieast4° 34' 47.0"314.68 minorth873.45 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 4:00 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmEast E
Acapulco *Fri 5:00 AM1773 km1102 miles958 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 4:00 AM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaFri 4:00 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 4:00 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Fri 5:00 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Fri 5:00 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 4:00 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 4:00 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Fri 5:00 AM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth N

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