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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 13:14:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 49%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.41 meters/second, 1578.3 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.6"||16.35 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.35 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 42.7"||980.64 mi||west||0° 09' 50.4"||11.27 mi||north||980.99 mi|
|24 hours||12° 12' 40.3"||827.10 mi||east||4° 09' 16.0"||285.54 mi||north||880.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island||Thu 7:14 AM||1755 km||1091 miles||948 nm||SSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 7:14 AM||2090 km||1299 miles||1129 nm||NE|
|Adamstown||Thu 5:14 AM||3017 km||1875 miles||1629 nm||WSW|
|Lima||Thu 8:14 AM||3056 km||1899 miles||1650 nm||E|
|Quito||Thu 8:14 AM||3203 km||1990 miles||1730 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Thu 7:14 AM||3316 km||2061 miles||1791 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Thu 7:14 AM||3328 km||2068 miles||1797 nm||NNE|
|San Jose||Thu 7:14 AM||3339 km||2075 miles||1803 nm||NE|
|Managua||Thu 7:14 AM||3364 km||2090 miles||1816 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Thu 7:14 AM||3470 km||2156 miles||1874 nm||NE|
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