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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: 64%

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 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 05' South, Longitude: 117° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.7"998.94 miwest0° 11' 19.7"12.97 minorth999.14 mi
24 hours12° 20' 00.8"850.96 mieast4° 32' 59.2"312.61 minorth907.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 4:48 AM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter IslandWed 6:48 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:48 AM3136 km1949 miles1694 nmEast E
Mexico City *Wed 7:48 AM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 6:48 AM3635 km2259 miles1963 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 6:48 AM3706 km2303 miles2001 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 5:48 AM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmNorth N
PapeeteWed 2:48 AM3786 km2353 miles2045 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaWed 6:48 AM3908 km2428 miles2110 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 6:48 AM3912 km2431 miles2112 nmEast-northeast ENE

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