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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 Tuesday, May 20, 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: 63%

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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 36' South, Longitude: 84° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.95 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.9"979.53 miwest0° 09' 20.6"10.70 minorth979.86 mi
24 hours12° 49' 47.5"869.38 mieast4° 00' 03.6"274.98 minorth917.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 5:48 AM779 km484 miles421 nmEast E
LojaTue 5:48 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilTue 5:48 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 4:48 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 5:48 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoTue 5:48 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmEast E
La PazTue 6:48 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliTue 5:48 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaTue 5:48 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreTue 6:48 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmEast-southeast ESE
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