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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 11:14:00 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: 61%

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 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' South, Longitude: 88° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.32 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 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' 45.4"962.42 miwest0° 07' 57.0"9.11 minorth962.78 mi
24 hours12° 56' 41.3"862.45 mieast3° 32' 38.4"243.64 minorth902.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 6:14 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:14 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 6:14 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 6:14 AM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 7:14 AM2215 km1377 miles1196 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 7:14 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter IslandWed 5:14 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmSouthwest SW
SucreWed 7:14 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoWed 7:14 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 6:14 AM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmNortheast NE

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