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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 22:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 15%

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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 22:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' North, Longitude: 113° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.57 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.1"996.60 miwest0° 10' 38.3"12.19 minorth996.47 mi
24 hours11° 16' 07.1"772.98 mieast4° 00' 25.8"275.40 minorth816.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 4:34 PM1808 km1123 miles976 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 4:34 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanWed 3:34 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonWed 4:34 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesWed 4:34 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 4:34 PM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 4:34 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 3:34 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 4:34 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 4:34 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmEast-northeast ENE
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