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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 17:58:00 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 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' North, Longitude: 116° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.94 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 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' 02.4"988.45 miwest0° 09' 17.5"10.65 minorth988.25 mi
24 hours11° 14' 59.7"765.13 mieast3° 26' 36.5"236.70 minorth796.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Tue 11:58 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 12:58 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Tue 12:58 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Tue 12:58 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Tue 12:58 PM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 12:58 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 10:58 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Tue 12:58 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Tue 10:58 AM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Tue 10:58 AM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmNorth N

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