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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 Wednesday, May 8, 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' North, Longitude: 102° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.11 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.26 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.5"975.34 miwest0° 07' 48.9"8.95 minorth975.10 mi
24 hours11° 24' 38.1"766.10 mieast2° 47' 16.5"191.69 minorth784.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Wed 12:48 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
Colima *Wed 12:48 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Wed 12:48 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María Huatulco *Wed 12:48 PM692 km430 miles374 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Wed 12:48 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oaxaca *Wed 12:48 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
Guadalajara *Wed 12:48 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 12:48 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Wed 12:48 PM803 km499 miles434 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Wed 12:48 PM875 km544 miles473 nmNorth N
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