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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 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 09' South
Longitude: 111° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.1"1002.72 miwest0° 12' 01.8"13.78 minorth1002.88 mi
24 hours11° 41' 06.1"807.75 mieast4° 45' 27.4"326.91 minorth871.70 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 2:50 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmEast E
AcapulcoMon 2:50 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityMon 2:50 PM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 3:50 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmSouth S
GuatemalaMon 2:50 PM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 2:50 PM3039 km1889 miles1641 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 12:50 PM3215 km1998 miles1736 nmSouthwest SW
ManaguaMon 2:50 PM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 2:50 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmNortheast NE
BelmopanMon 2:50 PM3307 km2055 miles1785 nmNortheast NE
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