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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: 10%

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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 88° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.4"978.56 miwest0° 08' 27.2"9.69 minorth978.33 mi
24 hours11° 27' 06.5"771.60 mieast3° 02' 21.6"208.97 minorth794.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San MiguelThu 2:14 PM52 km32 miles28 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 2:14 PM101 km63 miles55 nmNorthwest NW
Santa AnaThu 2:14 PM151 km94 miles82 nmNorthwest NW
TegucigalpaThu 2:14 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
LeónThu 2:14 PM189 km118 miles102 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaThu 2:14 PM264 km164 miles143 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaThu 2:14 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
MatagalpaThu 2:14 PM279 km173 miles151 nmEast E
EscuintlaThu 2:14 PM282 km175 miles152 nmWest-northwest WNW
CholomaThu 2:14 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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