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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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 05:38:00 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: 97%

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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 101° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.85 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.7"985.99 miwest0° 09' 30.6"10.90 misouth986.32 mi
24 hours11° 20' 28.0"769.79 mieast4° 03' 21.5"278.75 misouth823.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoSat 11:38 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María HuatulcoSat 11:38 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNortheast NE
OaxacaSat 11:38 PM829 km515 miles448 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySat 11:38 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzSat 11:38 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraSat 11:38 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmNorth N
LeonSat 11:38 PM1112 km691 miles601 nmNorth N
Puerto VallartaSat 11:38 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AguascalientesSat 11:38 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiSat 11:38 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorth N

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