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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 16, 2013 at 23:02:00 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: 35%

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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 90° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.14 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.1"950.74 miwest0° 03' 49.4"4.38 misouth950.94 mi
24 hours11° 20' 49.8"742.88 mieast1° 55' 00.7"131.83 misouth758.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campeche *Tue 6:02 PM113 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Orange Walk TownTue 5:02 PM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chetumal *Tue 6:02 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast E
BelmopanTue 5:02 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
Merida *Tue 6:02 PM242 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PedroTue 5:02 PM263 km163 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Belize CityTue 5:02 PM265 km164 miles143 nmSoutheast SE
DangrigaTue 5:02 PM300 km187 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
Punta GordaTue 5:02 PM342 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Tue 6:02 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouthwest SW
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