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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 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' North, Longitude: 102° 53' 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' 35.1"1002.47 miwest0° 11' 19.0"12.96 minorth1002.54 mi
24 hours12° 03' 38.8"834.23 mieast4° 25' 47.8"304.38 minorth887.02 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 6:38 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmEast E
Acapulco *Thu 7:38 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 6:38 AM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 6:38 AM2104 km1308 miles1136 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 7:38 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 7:38 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 7:38 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth N
ManaguaThu 6:38 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 6:38 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 6:38 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmEast-northeast ENE
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