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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 Friday, October 4, 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 92° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.65 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"998.99 miwest0° 10' 43.8"12.29 misouth998.92 mi
24 hours11° 57' 47.6"823.58 mieast4° 09' 46.2"286.07 misouth868.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM593 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:40 PM1811 km1126 miles978 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 11:40 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 11:40 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:40 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 11:40 AM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 11:40 AM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 11:40 AM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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