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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 12:14:00 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: 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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' South, Longitude: 90° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.11 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 28' 38.5"979.90 miwest0° 09' 46.8"11.21 minorth980.25 mi
24 hours12° 14' 14.0"828.30 mieast4° 08' 11.4"284.30 minorth880.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:14 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth N
LimaThu 7:14 AM1451 km901 miles783 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 7:14 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 7:14 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 8:14 AM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 8:14 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmEast E
San JoseThu 6:14 AM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 7:14 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandThu 6:14 AM2599 km1615 miles1404 nmSouthwest SW
PanamaThu 7:14 AM2603 km1618 miles1406 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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