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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 07' North
Longitude: 79° 05' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.0"989.80 miwest0° 09' 25.8"10.80 minorth989.62 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.5"765.12 mieast3° 30' 20.3"240.98 minorth797.73 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 AM123 km77 miles67 nmSouthwest SW
PanamaTue 10:24 AM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santiago de VeraguasTue 10:24 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
CartagenaTue 10:24 AM389 km242 miles210 nmEast E
DavidTue 10:24 AM412 km256 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarranquillaTue 10:24 AM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 9:24 AM548 km340 miles296 nmWest W
AlajuelaTue 9:24 AM562 km349 miles303 nmWest W
MedellinTue 10:24 AM576 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
Puerto CabezasTue 9:24 AM636 km395 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
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