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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 11:38:00 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 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 109° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.56 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.9"965.20 miwest0° 07' 29.5"8.59 minorth965.52 mi
24 hours13° 18' 23.3"889.73 mieast3° 23' 02.1"232.62 minorth925.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandMon 5:38 AM1354 km842 miles731 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 3:38 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 5:38 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 6:38 AM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmEast E
QuitoMon 6:38 AM3777 km2347 miles2039 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorMon 5:38 AM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 5:38 AM3872 km2406 miles2090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseMon 5:38 AM3923 km2438 miles2118 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 5:38 AM3936 km2446 miles2125 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 6:38 AM3958 km2460 miles2137 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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