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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 Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11:48:00 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: 60%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' South, Longitude: 95° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 01.6"956.15 miwest0° 05' 35.0"6.40 minorth956.40 mi
24 hours13° 25' 58.8"889.88 mieast2° 41' 51.2"185.48 minorth914.82 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 *Mon 6:48 AM1836 km1141 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 5:48 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 6:48 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 6:48 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 6:48 AM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 7:48 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 6:48 AM3078 km1912 miles1662 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 8:48 AM3092 km1921 miles1669 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 7:48 AM3201 km1989 miles1728 nmEast E
San JoseMon 5:48 AM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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