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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 23:36:00 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: 42%

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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' North, Longitude: 94° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.5"957.72 miwest0° 05' 36.7"6.43 minorth957.50 mi
24 hours11° 27' 43.2"755.84 mieast1° 50' 48.1"127.01 minorth762.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tuxtla GutierrezSat 5:36 PM188 km117 miles102 nmEast-southeast ESE
VillahermosaSat 5:36 PM192 km119 miles104 nmEast-northeast ENE
OaxacaSat 5:36 PM229 km142 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Cristobal de las CasasSat 5:36 PM234 km146 miles126 nmEast-southeast ESE
VeracruzSat 5:36 PM238 km148 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
Santa María HuatulcoSat 5:36 PM265 km165 miles143 nmSouthwest SW
CuernavacaSat 5:36 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySat 5:36 PM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaSat 5:36 PM550 km342 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
EscuintlaSat 5:36 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSoutheast SE

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