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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 Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 07:44:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' South, Longitude: 94° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.41 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.0"987.31 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 minorth987.65 mi
24 hours12° 50' 21.2"877.16 mieast4° 41' 57.3"322.92 minorth939.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:44 AM1023 km636 miles552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilWed 2:44 AM1736 km1078 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 2:44 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 2:44 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 1:44 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 1:44 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 2:44 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:44 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandWed 1:44 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaWed 1:44 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth N

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