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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 11:04:00 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 11:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' South, Longitude: 73° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.77 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 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' 33.4"979.12 miwest0° 09' 42.8"11.13 minorth979.47 mi
24 hours12° 16' 02.5"829.76 mieast4° 06' 55.5"282.85 minorth881.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 6:04 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
HuancayoThu 6:04 AM189 km117 miles102 nmWest W
CuzcoThu 6:04 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSoutheast SE
LimaThu 6:04 AM389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
ArequipaThu 6:04 AM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaThu 7:04 AM526 km327 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoThu 7:04 AM660 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 7:04 AM754 km469 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaThu 7:04 AM817 km508 miles441 nmEast E
SucreThu 7:04 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmSoutheast SE

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