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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 26' North, Longitude: 102° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.16 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"991.18 miwest0° 09' 57.9"11.41 minorth991.01 mi
24 hours11° 23' 46.7"777.67 mieast3° 42' 21.7"254.73 minorth813.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 2:24 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 2:24 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 2:24 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmNorth N
VeracruzWed 2:24 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto VallartaWed 2:24 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LeonWed 2:24 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth N
AguascalientesWed 2:24 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 2:24 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiWed 2:24 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 2:24 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmEast-northeast ENE

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