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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 Friday, May 24, 2013 at 04:24:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 24, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 81° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.32 meters/second, 1531.2 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.86 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.7"951.12 miwest0° 06' 45.2"7.74 misouth950.86 mi
24 hours14° 41' 04.6"969.82 mieast2° 07' 12.3"145.81 misouth974.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 11:24 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 12:24 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 12:24 AM1655 km1029 miles894 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 11:24 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth N
SucreFri 12:24 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmEast E
QuitoThu 11:24 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 10:24 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SantiagoFri 12:24 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 1:24 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaThu 11:24 PM2548 km1584 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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