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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 Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 17:40:00 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: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 15' South, Longitude: 103° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.2"1004.68 miwest0° 10' 54.5"12.49 misouth1004.73 mi
24 hours11° 30' 20.1"795.66 mieast4° 20' 52.4"298.75 misouth848.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmEast E
Acapulco *Thu 12:40 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 11:40 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 11:40 AM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 12:40 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Thu 12:40 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 12:40 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorth N
ManaguaThu 11:40 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 11:40 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 11:40 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmEast-northeast ENE
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