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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 Friday, May 3, 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: 39%

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 Friday, May 3, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' South, Longitude: 78° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.39 meters/second, 1599.8 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.4"993.98 miwest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 minorth994.27 mi
24 hours11° 42' 00.8"801.91 mieast4° 26' 17.0"304.96 minorth861.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloFri 7:14 AM104 km65 miles56 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChiclayoFri 7:14 AM214 km133 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
LojaFri 7:14 AM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaFri 7:14 AM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilFri 7:14 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoFri 7:14 AM786 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 7:14 AM834 km518 miles451 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 7:14 AM854 km531 miles461 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 8:14 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliFri 7:14 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmNorth N

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