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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 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' North, Longitude: 93° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.43 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.3"978.31 miwest0° 08' 25.9"9.66 minorth978.08 mi
24 hours11° 27' 10.3"771.47 mieast3° 01' 47.0"208.30 minorth794.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaThu 2:34 PM276 km171 miles149 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaThu 2:34 PM316 km196 miles171 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaThu 2:34 PM390 km242 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla GutierrezThu 2:34 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth N
San SalvadorThu 2:34 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast E
Santa María HuatulcoThu 2:34 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
San MiguelThu 2:34 PM529 km329 miles286 nmEast E
Punta GordaThu 2:34 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
OaxacaThu 2:34 PM585 km364 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
CholomaThu 2:34 PM613 km381 miles331 nmEast-northeast ENE

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