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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 30, 2013 at 11:14:00 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: 72%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' South, Longitude: 102° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.37 meters/second, 1524.1 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.4"946.83 miwest0° 05' 28.1"6.27 minorth947.09 mi
24 hours13° 40' 32.0"898.20 mieast2° 41' 11.9"184.75 minorth923.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandTue 5:14 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsTue 5:14 AM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 6:14 AM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmEast E
AdamstownTue 3:14 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoTue 6:14 AM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmNortheast NE
SantiagoTue 7:14 AM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 7:14 AM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmEast E
San JoseTue 5:14 AM3721 km2312 miles2009 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 5:14 AM3811 km2368 miles2058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 5:14 AM3828 km2379 miles2067 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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