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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 11:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 07' North, Longitude: 116° 18' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.2"1002.92 miwest0° 11' 46.3"13.48 minorth1002.98 mi
24 hours11° 47' 16.1"815.22 mieast4° 33' 58.5"313.75 minorth872.11 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 6:00 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Fri 6:00 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 6:00 AM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:00 AM2981 km1852 miles1609 nmEast E
HermosilloFri 4:00 AM3144 km1954 miles1698 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 5:00 AM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter IslandFri 5:00 AM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 3:00 AM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San SalvadorFri 5:00 AM3294 km2047 miles1779 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanFri 5:00 AM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmEast-northeast ENE
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