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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 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 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° 20' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.7"1002.49 miwest0° 12' 01.9"13.78 minorth1002.66 mi
24 hours11° 41' 51.7"808.48 mieast4° 45' 46.0"327.24 minorth872.59 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 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 2:00 PM2096 km1302 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 2:00 PM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoMon 2:00 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth N
ManaguaMon 2:00 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilMon 3:00 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmEast E
San JoseMon 2:00 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaMon 2:00 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 3:00 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmEast E
VeracruzMon 2:00 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth N
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