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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 15:48:00 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: 5%

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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 84° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.43 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.9"989.54 miwest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 minorth989.35 mi
24 hours11° 14' 13.3"765.07 mieast3° 29' 47.1"240.34 minorth797.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaTue 9:48 AM49 km31 miles27 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseTue 9:48 AM66 km41 miles36 nmEast-southeast ESE
LiberiaTue 9:48 AM101 km63 miles55 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimónTue 9:48 AM177 km110 miles96 nmEast E
MasayaTue 9:48 AM255 km158 miles137 nmNorthwest NW
ManaguaTue 9:48 AM281 km174 miles152 nmNorthwest NW
DavidTue 10:48 AM310 km193 miles167 nmSoutheast SE
MatagalpaTue 9:48 AM334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto CabezasTue 9:48 AM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasTue 10:48 AM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
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