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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 17:48:00 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: 10%

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 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' North, Longitude: 124° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.2"999.00 miwest0° 10' 24.4"11.92 minorth998.90 mi
24 hours11° 08' 25.6"765.61 mieast3° 57' 51.5"272.44 minorth809.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 10:48 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Mon 10:48 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 12:48 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 10:48 AM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 10:48 AM3424 km2128 miles1849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 10:48 AM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmNorth N
AdamstownMon 9:48 AM3542 km2201 miles1912 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 7:48 AM3643 km2263 miles1967 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 7:48 AM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaMon 11:48 AM3854 km2395 miles2081 nmEast-northeast ENE
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