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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, November 7, 2013 at 23:32:00 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: 25%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 113° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.2"950.32 miwest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 minorth950.57 mi
24 hours13° 43' 02.0"904.20 mieast2° 37' 59.6"181.07 minorth928.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 6:32 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 3:32 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 5:32 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 1:32 PM3771 km2343 miles2036 nmWest W
LimaThu 6:32 PM4018 km2496 miles2169 nmEast E
QuitoThu 6:32 PM4336 km2694 miles2341 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaThu 5:32 PM4401 km2735 miles2376 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 5:32 PM4409 km2740 miles2381 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 5:32 PM4412 km2741 miles2382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 5:32 PM4486 km2787 miles2422 nmNortheast NE
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