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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 Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 18:44:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' North, Longitude: 119° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.1"991.91 miwest0° 10' 06.6"11.58 minorth991.77 mi
24 hours12° 19' 45.9"844.15 mieast3° 46' 15.5"259.18 minorth878.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sun 12:44 PM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Sun 1:44 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Sun 1:44 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Sun 1:44 PM2394 km1487 miles1292 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 11:44 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 1:44 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Sun 11:44 AM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 11:44 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sun 11:44 AM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 12:44 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmEast-northeast ENE
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