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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 100° 28' 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' 34.9"1002.47 miwest0° 11' 19.1"12.96 minorth1002.54 mi
24 hours12° 03' 43.6"834.33 mieast4° 25' 53.6"304.49 minorth887.17 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 6:28 AM1218 km757 miles657 nmEast E
Acapulco *Thu 7:28 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 6:28 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 6:28 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 6:28 AM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 6:28 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 6:28 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 6:28 AM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 7:28 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 7:28 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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