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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: 33%

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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' North, Longitude: 117° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.98 meters/second, 1562.3 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.0"970.63 miwest0° 07' 28.2"8.56 minorth970.38 mi
24 hours11° 20' 52.2"758.15 mieast2° 37' 32.5"180.56 minorth774.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanFri 5:24 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraFri 6:24 PM1660 km1032 miles896 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 5:24 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesFri 6:24 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonFri 6:24 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoFri 6:24 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmEast E
TijuanaFri 4:24 PM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiFri 6:24 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-northeast ENE
San DiegoFri 4:24 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNorth N
MexicaliFri 4:24 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth N
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