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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 Friday, June 20, 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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 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° 24' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 43.5"12.28 minorth999.43 mi
24 hours11° 56' 27.1"823.03 mieast4° 05' 42.6"281.41 minorth866.81 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 AM647 km402 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseFri 6:28 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
MasayaFri 6:28 AM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 6:28 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelFri 6:28 AM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 6:28 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 6:28 AM1021 km635 miles551 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 6:28 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 7:28 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 6:28 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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