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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 18:48:00 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 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' North, Longitude: 128° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.7"988.02 miwest0° 09' 14.8"10.59 minorth987.82 mi
24 hours11° 15' 17.8"765.15 mieast3° 25' 22.1"235.28 minorth795.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloTue 11:48 AM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 11:48 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 11:48 AM3017 km1874 miles1629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Tue 11:48 AM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Tue 11:48 AM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 1:48 PM3271 km2032 miles1766 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiWed 8:48 AM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 8:48 AM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salt Lake City *Tue 12:48 PM3704 km2302 miles2000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteTue 8:48 AM3901 km2424 miles2107 nmSouthwest SW
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