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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 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 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° 10' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"957.21 miwest0° 05' 31.6"6.34 minorth956.99 mi
24 hours11° 28' 01.5"755.78 mieast1° 48' 42.1"124.60 minorth762.10 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 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
ColimaSat 6:36 PM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-northeast ENE
TepicSat 5:36 PM616 km383 miles332 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanSat 5:36 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraSat 6:36 PM695 km432 miles375 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesSat 6:36 PM854 km531 miles461 nmNortheast NE
LeonSat 6:36 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoSat 6:36 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast E
San Luis PotosiSat 6:36 PM990 km615 miles534 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 6:36 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmEast-northeast ENE
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