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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, April 11, 2013 at 6:34:00 PM.

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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' North, Longitude: 83° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.04 meters/second, 1562.5 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.18 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.8"970.69 miWest0° 07' 20.8"8.42 miNorth970.45 mi
24 hours11° 32' 23.9"771.44 miEast2° 34' 21.4"176.90 miNorth786.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasThu 12:34 PM98 km61 miles53 nmSouth S
MatagalpaThu 12:34 PM349 km217 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
La CeibaThu 12:34 PM376 km233 miles203 nmWest-northwest WNW
TegucigalpaThu 12:34 PM418 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaThu 12:34 PM434 km270 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaThu 12:34 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
CholomaThu 12:34 PM493 km307 miles266 nmWest W
George Town (Cayman)Thu 1:34 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelThu 12:34 PM538 km334 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlajuelaThu 12:34 PM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth S

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