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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 18:28:00 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

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 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' North, Longitude: 112° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.94 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.25 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.8"974.96 miwest0° 07' 46.0"8.90 minorth974.72 mi
24 hours11° 24' 55.0"766.13 mieast2° 46' 04.0"190.30 minorth784.63 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 *Wed 1:28 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Wed 12:28 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Wed 1:28 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Wed 1:28 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:28 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Wed 1:28 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:28 PM1483 km922 miles801 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Wed 1:28 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 11:28 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Wed 1:28 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmEast-northeast ENE
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