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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 Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:14:00 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: 62%

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 Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 74° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.7"961.72 miwest0° 07' 51.6"9.01 minorth962.07 mi
24 hours12° 58' 30.3"863.91 mieast3° 30' 50.3"241.58 minorth903.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaWed 5:14 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
ArequipaWed 5:14 AM313 km195 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 5:14 AM349 km217 miles189 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 5:14 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
La PazWed 6:14 AM674 km419 miles364 nmEast E
CobijaWed 6:14 AM801 km498 miles433 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoWed 6:14 AM955 km594 miles516 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 6:14 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilWed 5:14 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 5:14 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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