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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 23:34:00 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: 32%

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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' North, Longitude: 105° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.20 meters/second, 1563.1 km/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"971.05 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.64 minorth970.81 mi
24 hours11° 20' 38.6"758.22 mieast2° 39' 10.8"182.43 minorth775.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColimaFri 5:34 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto VallartaFri 5:34 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth N
AcapulcoFri 5:34 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuadalajaraFri 5:34 PM673 km418 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonFri 5:34 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesFri 5:34 PM836 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 5:34 PM840 km522 miles453 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanFri 4:34 PM921 km572 miles497 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiFri 5:34 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OaxacaFri 5:34 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
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