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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' North, Longitude: 102° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"1004.04 miwest0° 11' 43.2"13.42 minorth1004.12 mi
24 hours11° 31' 50.0"797.57 mieast4° 35' 42.5"315.73 minorth856.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:50 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmEast E
AcapulcoMon 12:50 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 12:50 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 12:50 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 12:50 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmNorth N
VeracruzMon 12:50 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:50 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraMon 12:50 PM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaMon 12:50 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 12:50 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmEast-northeast ENE

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