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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 17:28:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' North, Longitude: 86° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.22 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.6"962.13 miwest0° 06' 01.6"6.91 minorth961.90 mi
24 hours11° 33' 57.4"766.40 mieast2° 01' 21.6"139.10 minorth774.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuanajaThu 11:28 AM43 km27 miles23 nmSoutheast SE
RoatánThu 11:28 AM55 km34 miles30 nmSouthwest SW
La CeibaThu 11:28 AM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TelaThu 11:28 AM168 km104 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
DangrigaThu 11:28 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest W
CholomaThu 11:28 AM223 km138 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belize CityThu 11:28 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
San PedroThu 11:28 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
San Pedro SulaThu 11:28 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
BelmopanThu 11:28 AM281 km174 miles152 nmWest-northwest WNW
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