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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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 15:04:00 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: 11%

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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' North, Longitude: 85° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.05 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.3"999.92 miwest0° 10' 30.4"12.03 minorth999.83 mi
24 hours11° 08' 02.2"765.86 mieast4° 00' 47.5"275.79 minorth810.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidMon 10:04 AM395 km246 miles214 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 9:04 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaMon 9:04 AM449 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasMon 10:04 AM509 km316 miles275 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaMon 9:04 AM664 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
ManaguaMon 9:04 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
PanamaMon 10:04 AM697 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelMon 9:04 AM888 km552 miles479 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 9:04 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TegucigalpaMon 9:04 AM918 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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