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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: 86%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, May 7, 2014 at 3:15 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 17' South, Longitude: 121° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.8"1002.79 miwest0° 10' 04.6"11.54 misouth1002.74 mi
24 hours11° 21' 14.3"783.23 mieast3° 57' 31.4"272.05 misouth826.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 9:10 PM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter IslandSat 11:10 PM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 7:10 PM3366 km2091 miles1817 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:10 PM3596 km2235 miles1942 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sun 12:10 AM3609 km2242 miles1949 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 10:10 PM3867 km2403 miles2088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSun 7:10 PM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmWest W
GuatemalaSat 11:10 PM4031 km2505 miles2177 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 11:10 PM4112 km2555 miles2220 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Sat 10:10 PM4260 km2647 miles2300 nmNorth N
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