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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' South, Longitude: 119° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.61 meters/second, 1600.6 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 29' 04.2"994.47 miwest0° 11' 45.2"13.46 minorth994.77 mi
24 hours12° 07' 14.5"832.19 mieast4° 46' 44.6"328.38 minorth897.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:34 PM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:34 PM3405 km2116 miles1839 nmEast E
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySun 2:34 PM3688 km2292 miles1992 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 2:34 PM4007 km2490 miles2163 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 2:34 PM4071 km2530 miles2198 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 1:34 PM4097 km2546 miles2212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 2:34 PM4261 km2648 miles2301 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 2:34 PM4274 km2656 miles2308 nmEast-northeast ENE
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