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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 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: 62%

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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 26' South, Longitude: 98° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.22 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.1"980.13 miwest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 minorth980.46 mi
24 hours12° 48' 37.6"868.54 mieast4° 01' 19.2"276.42 minorth916.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 5:48 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandTue 5:48 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilTue 6:48 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 6:48 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmEast E
QuitoTue 6:48 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 5:48 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 5:48 AM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 5:48 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 5:48 AM3017 km1874 miles1629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaTue 5:48 AM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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