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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 4:38:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM800 km497 miles432 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 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
San MiguelTue 10:38 AM997 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE

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