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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 11:48:00 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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 111° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.61 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.3"965.30 miwest0° 07' 30.4"8.60 minorth965.62 mi
24 hours13° 18' 10.6"889.58 mieast3° 23' 21.3"232.99 minorth925.79 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 5:48 AM1383 km859 miles747 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 3:48 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 5:48 AM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 6:48 AM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmEast E
QuitoMon 6:48 AM4017 km2496 miles2169 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 5:48 AM4019 km2497 miles2170 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 5:48 AM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 1:48 AM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmWest W
Mexico City *Mon 6:48 AM4040 km2510 miles2181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 5:48 AM4113 km2555 miles2221 nmNortheast NE

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