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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: 53%

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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 16' North, Longitude: 90° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.17 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.6"1002.46 miwest0° 11' 19.6"12.97 minorth1002.53 mi
24 hours12° 04' 03.4"834.72 mieast4° 26' 16.7"304.93 minorth887.75 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 5:48 AM186 km116 miles100 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 6:48 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 5:48 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 6:48 AM1370 km852 miles740 nmEast E
ManaguaThu 5:48 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 5:48 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmNorth N
Santa AnaThu 5:48 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 5:48 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 6:48 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 5:48 AM1586 km986 miles857 nmNorth N
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