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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 19:28:00 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 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 115° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.75 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.6"961.08 miwest0° 05' 51.8"6.72 minorth960.86 mi
24 hours11° 34' 37.8"766.34 mieast1° 57' 13.8"134.37 minorth773.97 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 *Thu 2:28 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:28 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:28 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:28 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:28 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Thu 2:28 PM1501 km933 miles811 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 2:28 PM1605 km998 miles867 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Thu 2:28 PM1631 km1013 miles881 nmEast E
Mexico City *Thu 2:28 PM1727 km1073 miles932 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Thu 12:28 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth N
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