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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 04:10:00 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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 107° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.59 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 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' 48.4"974.23 miwest0° 09' 22.0"10.73 minorth974.59 mi
24 hours13° 04' 05.7"881.29 mieast4° 03' 59.5"279.50 minorth930.62 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 11:10 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSun 10:10 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 8:10 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 11:10 PM3264 km2028 miles1762 nmEast E
QuitoSun 11:10 PM3448 km2142 miles1862 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 10:10 PM3538 km2198 miles1910 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 10:10 PM3544 km2202 miles1913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 10:10 PM3579 km2224 miles1933 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 10:10 PM3596 km2235 miles1942 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 11:10 PM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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