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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, September 16, 2013 at 03:50:00 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: 86%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' South, Longitude: 102° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.50 meters/second, 1567.8 km/hour, 974.2 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.5"974.01 miwest0° 09' 20.4"10.70 minorth974.37 mi
24 hours13° 04' 27.2"881.51 mieast4° 03' 28.3"278.91 minorth930.67 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 *Sun 10:50 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 9:50 PM1927 km1197 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 10:50 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmEast E
QuitoSun 10:50 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 7:50 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseSun 9:50 PM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 9:50 PM3277 km2036 miles1770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 9:50 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 9:50 PM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSun 9:50 PM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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