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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: 62%

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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 26' South, Longitude: 98° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.22 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.1"980.15 miwest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 minorth980.47 mi
24 hours12° 48' 36.3"868.53 mieast4° 01' 20.6"276.44 minorth916.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 5:48 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandTue 5:48 AM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilTue 6:48 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 6:48 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmEast E
QuitoTue 6:48 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 5:48 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 5:48 AM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 5:48 AM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 5:48 AM3025 km1880 miles1634 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaTue 5:48 AM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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