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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: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 25' South, Longitude: 71° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.42 meters/second, 1538.7 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.93 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.3"955.91 miwest0° 06' 21.1"7.28 minorth956.20 mi
24 hours14° 01' 33.7"930.73 mieast3° 01' 16.7"207.73 minorth960.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSun 1:48 AM41 km25 miles22 nmWest W
AricaSun 2:48 AM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazSun 2:48 AM323 km201 miles174 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 1:48 AM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaSun 2:48 AM649 km403 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 2:48 AM689 km428 miles372 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSun 1:48 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSun 1:48 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaSun 2:48 AM813 km505 miles439 nmNortheast NE
AsuncionSun 2:48 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmSoutheast SE

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