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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 Tuesday, May 7, 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: 6%

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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' North, Longitude: 78° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.52 meters/second, 1593.1 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.0"989.74 miwest0° 09' 25.8"10.80 minorth989.56 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.1"765.07 mieast3° 30' 21.8"241.00 minorth797.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColónTue 10:24 AM146 km91 miles79 nmSouthwest SW
PanamaTue 10:24 AM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santiago de VeraguasTue 10:24 AM326 km203 miles176 nmSouthwest SW
MonteríaTue 10:24 AM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-southeast ESE
CartagenaTue 10:24 AM359 km223 miles194 nmEast E
DavidTue 10:24 AM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarranquillaTue 10:24 AM450 km280 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedellinTue 10:24 AM556 km345 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseTue 9:24 AM578 km359 miles312 nmWest W
AlajuelaTue 9:24 AM592 km368 miles319 nmWest W

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