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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 8:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' North, Longitude: 119° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.24 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"1000.34 miWest0° 11' 04.0"12.67 miNorth1000.27 mi
24 hours11° 24' 22.9"785.66 miEast4° 13' 34.0"290.42 miNorth834.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 1:50 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 2:50 PM2457 km1526 miles1326 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoTue 2:50 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesTue 2:50 PM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityTue 2:50 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 1:50 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Tue 1:50 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmNorth N
PhoenixTue 1:50 PM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 2:50 PM3359 km2087 miles1814 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:50 PM3419 km2124 miles1846 nmEast E

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