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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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:09 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' North, Longitude: 88° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.8"999.49 miwest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 minorth999.43 mi
24 hours11° 56' 26.9"823.03 mieast4° 05' 41.4"281.39 minorth866.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:28 AM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth S
San JoseFri 6:28 AM758 km471 miles409 nmNortheast NE
MasayaFri 6:28 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 6:28 AM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelFri 6:28 AM958 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 6:28 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 6:28 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 6:28 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 6:28 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 7:28 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmEast-northeast ENE

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