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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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 29' North, Longitude: 107° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.09 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 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"991.02 miwest0° 09' 56.8"11.39 minorth990.84 mi
24 hours11° 23' 48.1"777.58 mieast3° 41' 51.4"254.15 minorth813.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 2:44 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaWed 2:44 PM1248 km775 miles674 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraWed 2:44 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 2:44 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmNortheast NE
LeonWed 2:44 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 2:44 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 1:44 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiWed 2:44 PM1549 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 2:44 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 2:44 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmEast-northeast ENE

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