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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 17:48:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' North, Longitude: 95° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.40 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"996.20 miwest0° 10' 19.9"11.83 minorth996.07 mi
24 hours11° 19' 12.5"776.18 mieast3° 54' 09.6"268.22 minorth817.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaTue 11:48 AM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 11:48 AM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María Huatulco *Tue 12:48 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
Santa AnaTue 11:48 AM926 km575 miles500 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 11:48 AM928 km576 miles501 nmNortheast NE
San MiguelTue 11:48 AM991 km616 miles535 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 11:48 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaTue 11:48 AM1113 km691 miles601 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:48 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Acapulco *Tue 12:48 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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