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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 18, 2013 at 05:38:00 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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' North, Longitude: 97° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.23 meters/second, 1599.2 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.7"993.59 miwest0° 10' 11.1"11.66 minorth993.45 mi
24 hours11° 50' 59.8"811.61 mieast3° 48' 54.8"262.22 minorth848.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María Huatulco *Fri 12:38 AM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth N
Oaxaca *Fri 12:38 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Fri 12:38 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaThu 11:38 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 11:38 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 11:38 PM1092 km678 miles589 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 11:38 PM1105 km687 miles597 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Fri 12:38 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Fri 12:38 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 11:38 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast-northeast ENE

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