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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 = Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:04:00 AM.

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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

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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:04 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 6:04 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 7:04 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 7:04 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 7:04 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoWed 7:04 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 6:04 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandWed 5:04 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmWest-southwest WSW

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