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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 12:14:00 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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 103° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.64 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.1"963.13 miwest0° 08' 02.4"9.21 minorth963.48 mi
24 hours12° 54' 52.5"860.99 mieast3° 34' 24.6"245.67 minorth901.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandWed 6:14 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:14 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 7:14 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmEast E
AdamstownWed 4:14 AM2990 km1858 miles1615 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoWed 7:14 AM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 6:14 AM3518 km2186 miles1899 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 6:14 AM3580 km2224 miles1933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 6:14 AM3584 km2227 miles1935 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:14 AM3611 km2244 miles1950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaWed 6:14 AM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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