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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 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 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 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 100° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.5"961.60 miwest0° 05' 56.8"6.81 minorth961.38 mi
24 hours11° 34' 17.9"766.37 mieast1° 59' 18.0"136.74 minorth774.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Thu 1:28 PM84 km52 miles46 nmEast E
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:28 PM284 km177 miles153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 1:28 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Colima *Thu 1:28 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
Querétaro *Thu 1:28 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
Oaxaca *Thu 1:28 PM427 km265 miles231 nmEast E
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:28 PM482 km300 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Thu 1:28 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Thu 1:28 PM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Thu 1:28 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE

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