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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: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 97° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.34 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.4"964.77 miwest0° 07' 25.0"8.50 minorth965.09 mi
24 hours13° 19' 24.9"890.52 mieast3° 21' 27.8"230.84 minorth926.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 4:48 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandMon 4:48 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmSouthwest SW
LimaMon 5:48 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 5:48 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 5:48 AM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 4:48 AM3139 km1950 miles1695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 6:48 AM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmEast E
ManaguaMon 4:48 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 5:48 AM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 4:48 AM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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