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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 12:24:00 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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' South, Longitude: 92° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.16 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 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 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 39.2"980.01 miwest0° 09' 47.5"11.22 minorth980.36 mi
24 hours12° 13' 58.5"828.09 mieast4° 08' 22.1"284.50 minorth880.84 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 6:24 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 7:24 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 7:24 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 7:24 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandThu 6:24 AM2415 km1500 miles1304 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseThu 6:24 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 8:24 AM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaThu 7:24 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 8:24 AM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmEast E
ManaguaThu 6:24 AM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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