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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 18:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 106° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.4"998.63 miwest0° 10' 42.6"12.27 misouth998.55 mi
24 hours11° 59' 04.8"824.80 mieast4° 08' 59.1"285.18 misouth869.17 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 12:40 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 1:40 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSouth S
Acapulco *Fri 1:40 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM2894 km1798 miles1562 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Fri 1:40 PM2907 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM3007 km1868 miles1623 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:40 PM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:40 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmEast E
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