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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 16:38:00 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 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' North, Longitude: 96° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.24 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 03.3"989.12 miwest0° 09' 21.8"10.73 minorth988.93 mi
24 hours11° 14' 30.9"765.09 mieast3° 28' 34.4"238.95 minorth797.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María Huatulco *Tue 11:38 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth N
Oaxaca *Tue 11:38 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
EscuintlaTue 10:38 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Tue 11:38 AM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Tue 11:38 AM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 10:38 AM826 km513 miles446 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaTue 10:38 AM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorTue 10:38 AM903 km561 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
Veracruz *Tue 11:38 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
San MiguelTue 10:38 AM997 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE
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