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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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 06:16:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 100° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.90 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.88 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 23' 36.4"952.50 miwest0° 07' 16.2"8.33 minorth952.84 mi
24 hours14° 15' 50.8"943.94 mieast3° 24' 41.1"234.55 minorth980.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandMon 12:16 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:16 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 1:16 AM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:16 AM3053 km1897 miles1649 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSun 10:16 PM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazMon 2:16 AM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmEast E
San JoseMon 12:16 AM3488 km2167 miles1883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SantiagoMon 2:16 AM3514 km2183 miles1897 nmSoutheast SE
ManaguaMon 12:16 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 12:16 AM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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