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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: 32%

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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' North, Longitude: 105° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.19 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"971.04 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 minorth970.80 mi
24 hours11° 20' 38.8"758.22 mieast2° 39' 08.7"182.38 minorth775.03 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 PM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto VallartaFri 5:34 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
AcapulcoFri 5:34 PM660 km410 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuadalajaraFri 5:34 PM683 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonFri 5:34 PM812 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesFri 5:34 PM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 5:34 PM863 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanFri 4:34 PM918 km571 miles496 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiFri 5:34 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OaxacaFri 5:34 PM997 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE

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