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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 16:48:00 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 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 21' North, Longitude: 110° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.79 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 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 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.3"999.34 miwest0° 10' 26.6"11.96 minorth999.25 mi
24 hours11° 08' 16.5"765.70 mieast3° 58' 56.9"273.68 minorth809.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Mon 11:48 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Mon 11:48 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Mon 11:48 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 11:48 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Mon 10:48 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Mon 11:48 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Mon 11:48 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 10:48 AM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 10:48 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorMon 10:48 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmEast-northeast ENE
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