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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, May 19, 2014 at 10:48:00 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: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 97° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.34 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.3"964.69 miwest0° 07' 24.9"8.50 minorth965.01 mi
24 hours13° 19' 26.3"890.48 mieast3° 21' 25.6"230.78 minorth926.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 4:48 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter IslandMon 4:48 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmSouthwest SW
LimaMon 5:48 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 5:48 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 5:48 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 4:48 AM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 6:48 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmEast E
ManaguaMon 4:48 AM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 5:48 AM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 4:48 AM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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