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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 12:48:00 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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' North, Longitude: 105° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.18 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.4"1002.47 miwest0° 11' 18.9"12.96 minorth1002.54 mi
24 hours12° 03' 34.0"834.13 mieast4° 25' 42.0"304.27 minorth886.87 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 6:48 AM1753 km1090 miles947 nmEast E
Acapulco *Thu 7:48 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 7:48 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 7:48 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 6:48 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Thu 7:48 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 6:48 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Thu 7:48 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth N
ManaguaThu 6:48 AM2468 km1533 miles1333 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 6:48 AM2496 km1551 miles1347 nmNortheast NE

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