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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 11:34:00 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 phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' South, Longitude: 80° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.91 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 28' 35.5"979.45 miwest0° 09' 44.6"11.16 minorth979.81 mi
24 hours12° 15' 16.0"829.13 mieast4° 07' 28.3"283.48 minorth881.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 6:34 AM399 km248 miles216 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 6:34 AM898 km558 miles485 nmEast E
LojaThu 6:34 AM902 km560 miles487 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 6:34 AM1087 km675 miles587 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 6:34 AM1325 km824 miles716 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 7:34 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmEast E
La PazThu 7:34 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsThu 5:34 AM1573 km978 miles850 nmNorthwest NW
CaliThu 6:34 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 7:34 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast-southeast ESE
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