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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 17:20:00 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: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' South, Longitude: 94° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 59.3"978.45 miwest0° 09' 15.5"10.61 misouth978.23 mi
24 hours13° 08' 47.4"889.20 mieast3° 22' 16.4"231.76 misouth912.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 12:20 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 12:20 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseSat 11:20 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 11:20 AM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 12:20 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:20 PM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 11:20 AM2916 km1812 miles1574 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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