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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: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 87° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.7"1001.10 miwest0° 11' 13.2"12.85 minorth1001.26 mi
24 hours12° 07' 07.6"837.24 mieast4° 29' 36.5"308.74 minorth893.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:48 AM286 km178 miles154 nmNorthwest NW
PortoviejoThu 7:48 AM852 km530 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 7:48 AM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
LojaThu 7:48 AM975 km606 miles527 nmEast E
QuitoThu 7:48 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliThu 7:48 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 6:48 AM1475 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 7:48 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmSoutheast SE
PanamaThu 7:48 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 6:48 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmNorth N

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