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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 Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 15:14:00 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: 18%

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 Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 44' North, Longitude: 98° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.6"1004.83 miwest0° 11' 08.0"12.75 minorth1004.86 mi
24 hours11° 08' 43.8"770.59 mieast4° 20' 48.3"298.67 minorth824.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 9:14 AM1051 km653 miles568 nmEast-southeast ESE
Acapulco *Sun 10:14 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 9:14 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 9:14 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSun 9:14 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 9:14 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 9:14 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 9:14 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Sun 10:14 AM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Sun 10:14 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth N

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