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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: 42%

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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' North, Longitude: 109° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.03 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"957.20 miwest0° 05' 31.5"6.33 minorth956.98 mi
24 hours11° 28' 02.0"755.78 mieast1° 48' 39.6"124.56 minorth762.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaSat 6:36 PM548 km340 miles296 nmNortheast NE
ColimaSat 6:36 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
TepicSat 5:36 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanSat 5:36 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraSat 6:36 PM720 km447 miles389 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesSat 6:36 PM878 km546 miles474 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonSat 6:36 PM899 km559 miles485 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiSat 6:36 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoSat 6:36 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 6:36 PM1105 km686 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE

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