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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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' North, Longitude: 112° 10' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.0"1004.11 miwest0° 11' 42.7"13.41 minorth1004.19 mi
24 hours11° 31' 32.3"797.27 mieast4° 35' 19.4"315.31 minorth856.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoMon 1:30 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraMon 1:30 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:30 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmEast E
Mexico CityMon 1:30 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanMon 12:30 PM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesMon 1:30 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 1:30 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:30 PM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 2:30 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmSouth S
TegucigalpaMon 1:30 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmEast-northeast ENE
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