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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 11:04:00 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 11:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' South, Longitude: 86° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.27 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.7"962.31 miwest0° 07' 56.1"9.10 minorth962.66 mi
24 hours12° 56' 59.5"862.69 mieast3° 32' 20.4"243.30 minorth902.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 6:04 AM1088 km676 miles588 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 6:04 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:04 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 6:04 AM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 7:04 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 7:04 AM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 7:04 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoWed 7:04 AM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 6:04 AM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandWed 5:04 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmWest-southwest WSW

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