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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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:14:00 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: 51%

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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 61° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.52 meters/second, 1575.1 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.8"978.56 miwest0° 09' 39.8"11.07 minorth978.91 mi
24 hours12° 17' 20.9"830.82 mieast4° 05' 59.9"281.79 minorth882.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 6:14 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
Porto VelhoThu 6:14 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
RiberaltaThu 6:14 AM525 km326 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzThu 6:14 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoThu 6:14 AM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaThu 6:14 AM814 km506 miles439 nmWest W
SucreThu 6:14 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazThu 6:14 AM866 km538 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
ManausThu 6:14 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
AsuncionThu 6:14 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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