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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 15:24:00 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: 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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' North, Longitude: 89° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.00 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.3"999.81 miwest0° 10' 29.7"12.02 minorth999.72 mi
24 hours11° 08' 04.7"765.83 mieast4° 00' 26.4"275.39 minorth810.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San JoseMon 9:24 AM773 km480 miles417 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaMon 9:24 AM775 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 9:24 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth S
ManaguaMon 9:24 AM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelMon 9:24 AM838 km521 miles452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 9:24 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth N
Santa AnaMon 9:24 AM873 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
EscuintlaMon 9:24 AM910 km566 miles492 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaMon 9:24 AM931 km578 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 9:24 AM942 km586 miles509 nmNorth N
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