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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 20:34:00 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' North, Longitude: 131° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.50 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.01 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"960.51 miwest0° 05' 46.4"6.62 minorth960.29 mi
24 hours11° 34' 59.4"766.30 mieast1° 54' 56.6"131.75 minorth773.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Thu 1:34 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 1:34 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:34 PM2289 km1423 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 1:34 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 1:34 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 1:34 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 1:34 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Thu 1:34 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 1:34 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Thu 1:34 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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