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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 04:02:00 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 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 112° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.49 meters/second, 1524.6 km/hour, 947.3 miles/hour or 823.2 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' 54.8"947.03 miwest0° 03' 41.1"4.23 misouth947.22 mi
24 hours11° 35' 47.6"756.69 mieast1° 53' 27.1"130.05 misouth771.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanWed 9:02 PM771 km479 miles417 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaWed 10:02 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast E
GuadalajaraWed 10:02 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast E
HermosilloWed 9:02 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth N
AguascalientesWed 10:02 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonWed 10:02 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChihuahuaWed 9:02 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis PotosiWed 10:02 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoWed 10:02 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmEast E
Mexico CityWed 10:02 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmEast E

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