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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 10:54:00 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: 50%

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 10:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 07' South, Longitude: 71° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.72 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 32.6"979.00 miwest0° 09' 42.1"11.12 minorth979.36 mi
24 hours12° 16' 18.3"829.97 mieast4° 06' 44.5"282.64 minorth882.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuzcoThu 5:54 AM184 km114 miles99 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 5:54 AM197 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
CobijaThu 6:54 AM277 km172 miles150 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoThu 6:54 AM425 km264 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaThu 5:54 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
RiberaltaThu 6:54 AM559 km347 miles302 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 6:54 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaThu 5:54 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest W
SucreThu 6:54 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 5:54 AM1467 km912 miles792 nmNorthwest NW

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