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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 03:42:00 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: 79%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' North, Longitude: 107° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.44 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.7"946.91 miwest0° 03' 39.2"4.19 misouth947.10 mi
24 hours11° 35' 51.7"756.67 mieast1° 52' 44.0"129.23 misouth771.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaWed 9:42 PM299 km186 miles162 nmEast-northeast ENE
TepicWed 8:42 PM381 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
ColimaWed 9:42 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
MazatlanWed 8:42 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 9:42 PM486 km302 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesWed 9:42 PM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
FresnilloWed 9:42 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNortheast NE
LeonWed 9:42 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiWed 9:42 PM772 km480 miles417 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoWed 9:42 PM881 km547 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE

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