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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 QuarterMonday, April 7, 2014 at 8:31 AM
This phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:43 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:52 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 02' South
Longitude: 115° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.74 meters/second, 1590.3 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.1"988.05 miwest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 misouth987.87 mi
24 hours12° 09' 11.2"827.86 mieast3° 24' 56.5"234.80 misouth855.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Tue 2:42 AM2008 km1247 miles1084 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 11:42 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:42 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 9:42 PM3731 km2318 miles2015 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Tue 2:42 AM3740 km2324 miles2020 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 1:42 AM3905 km2427 miles2109 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 1:42 AM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 1:42 AM4092 km2543 miles2210 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaTue 1:42 AM4137 km2571 miles2234 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 1:42 AM4156 km2582 miles2244 nmEast-northeast ENE
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