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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 16:48:00 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 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 20' North, Longitude: 99° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.21 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.2"989.04 miwest0° 09' 21.3"10.72 minorth988.85 mi
24 hours11° 14' 34.6"765.10 mieast3° 28' 19.8"238.67 minorth796.98 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 11:48 AM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Tue 11:48 AM725 km451 miles391 nmNorth N
Oaxaca *Tue 11:48 AM790 km491 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Tue 11:48 AM965 km600 miles521 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 11:48 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmNorth N
EscuintlaTue 10:48 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
Veracruz *Tue 11:48 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 10:48 AM1050 km653 miles567 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaTue 10:48 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorTue 10:48 AM1147 km713 miles620 nmEast-northeast ENE

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