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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 11, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 19' South, Longitude: 99° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.7"1002.50 miwest0° 12' 01.9"13.78 minorth1002.66 mi
24 hours11° 41' 50.7"808.46 mieast4° 45' 45.7"327.24 minorth872.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:00 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 2:00 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoMon 2:00 PM2120 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 2:00 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 2:00 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 2:00 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilMon 3:00 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmEast E
TegucigalpaMon 2:00 PM2270 km1410 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 3:00 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmEast E
Mexico CityMon 2:00 PM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth N

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