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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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 10' South, Longitude: 109° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 19.6"1002.63 miwest0° 12' 01.8"13.78 minorth1002.79 mi
24 hours11° 41' 12.3"807.80 mieast4° 45' 30.0"326.94 minorth871.77 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 2:44 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmEast E
AcapulcoMon 2:44 PM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraMon 2:44 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityMon 2:44 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 3:44 PM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmSouth S
GuatemalaMon 2:44 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 2:44 PM2888 km1794 miles1559 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 2:44 PM3063 km1904 miles1654 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 2:44 PM3086 km1918 miles1666 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 2:44 PM3166 km1968 miles1710 nmEast-northeast ENE

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