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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 20:34:00 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' North, Longitude: 115° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"1000.42 miwest0° 11' 04.6"12.69 minorth1000.35 mi
24 hours11° 24' 25.1"785.76 mieast4° 13' 51.8"290.76 minorth834.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 2:34 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 2:34 PM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanTue 1:34 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 2:34 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityTue 2:34 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzTue 2:34 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 1:34 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 2:34 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:34 PM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorTue 2:34 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmEast-northeast ENE

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