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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 Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 04:38:00 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: 93%

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 Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' North, Longitude: 98° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.44 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.9"971.61 miwest0° 07' 48.9"8.96 misouth971.95 mi
24 hours11° 23' 49.0"762.51 mieast3° 27' 03.9"237.24 misouth803.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoFri 10:38 PM242 km150 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoFri 10:38 PM295 km183 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
OaxacaFri 10:38 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CuernavacaFri 10:38 PM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mexico CityFri 10:38 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
VeracruzFri 10:38 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 10:38 PM596 km370 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonFri 10:38 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaFri 10:38 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 10:38 PM833 km518 miles450 nmEast E
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