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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:54:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 21, 2016 at 9:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, May 29, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 108° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 429.09 meters/second, 1544.7 kilometres/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.00 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 29' 14.3"959.63 miWest0° 04' 32.6"5.21 miNorth959.83 mi
24 hours12° 17' 37.8"814.39 miEast2° 13' 41.5"153.21 miNorth833.13 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandThu 4:54 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 2:54 AM2418 km1502 miles1306 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 4:54 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 5:54 AM3436 km2135 miles1855 nmEast E
QuitoThu 5:54 AM3769 km2342 miles2035 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 4:54 AM3985 km2476 miles2152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 4:54 AM3995 km2482 miles2157 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 4:54 AM3997 km2484 miles2158 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 4:54 AM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 5:54 AM4132 km2568 miles2231 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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