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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 Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 22:56:00 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: 31%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 100° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.60 meters/second, 1532.2 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.2"951.76 miwest0° 05' 11.3"5.95 misouth951.55 mi
24 hours13° 34' 54.8"895.02 mieast1° 33' 32.8"107.23 misouth897.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Tue 5:56 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsTue 4:56 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 5:56 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmEast E
QuitoTue 5:56 PM3090 km1920 miles1668 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 2:56 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazTue 6:56 PM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmEast E
Santiago *Tue 7:56 PM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseTue 4:56 PM3551 km2207 miles1918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoTue 6:56 PM3630 km2256 miles1960 nmEast E
ManaguaTue 4:56 PM3655 km2271 miles1974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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