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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 17:48:00 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 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 30' North, Longitude: 113° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.98 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.5"988.53 miwest0° 09' 18.0"10.66 minorth988.34 mi
24 hours11° 14' 56.0"765.12 mieast3° 26' 51.4"236.99 minorth796.47 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 12:48 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 12:48 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Tue 11:48 AM1607 km998 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Tue 12:48 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Tue 12:48 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Tue 12:48 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 12:48 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Tue 12:48 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 10:48 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Tue 12:48 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmEast-northeast ENE

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