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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: 80%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 21' North
Longitude: 125° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.63 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.1"947.41 miwest0° 03' 45.8"4.32 misouth947.60 mi
24 hours11° 35' 36.7"756.78 mieast1° 55' 16.7"132.15 misouth772.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaWed 8:52 PM1664 km1034 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoWed 8:52 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliWed 8:52 PM1753 km1090 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesWed 8:52 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 9:52 PM1784 km1109 miles963 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanWed 9:52 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA)Wed 8:52 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 9:52 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 8:52 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth N
Las VegasWed 8:52 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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