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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 = Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 12:04:00 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: 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 12:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 56' South, Longitude: 87° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.06 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 37.7"979.79 miWest0° 09' 46.3"11.19 miNorth980.14 mi
24 hours12° 14' 29.5"828.51 miEast4° 08' 00.8"284.09 miNorth881.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 7:04 AM1188 km738 miles641 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:04 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 7:04 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 7:04 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 8:04 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 8:04 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmEast E
BogotaThu 7:04 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 6:04 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth N
PanamaThu 7:04 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 8:04 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmEast-southeast ESE

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