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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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 20:00:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' North, Longitude: 107° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"1000.58 miwest0° 11' 05.9"12.71 minorth1000.51 mi
24 hours11° 24' 29.9"785.98 mieast4° 14' 29.5"291.47 minorth835.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 2:00 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraTue 2:00 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 2:00 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonTue 2:00 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 2:00 PM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzTue 2:00 PM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanTue 1:00 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:00 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaTue 2:00 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorTue 2:00 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmEast-northeast ENE

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