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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 17:28:00 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 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 108° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.06 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"988.70 miwest0° 09' 19.1"10.68 minorth988.51 mi
24 hours11° 14' 48.9"765.11 mieast3° 27' 21.0"237.55 minorth796.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto Vallarta *Tue 12:28 PM1190 km739 miles642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Tue 12:28 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 12:28 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Tue 12:28 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Tue 11:28 AM1438 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Tue 12:28 PM1442 km896 miles778 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Tue 12:28 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis Potosi *Tue 12:28 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Tue 12:28 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaTue 11:28 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmEast-northeast ENE
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