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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 12:14:00 PM.

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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: 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 AM3202 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 AM3718 km2310 miles2008 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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