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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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 95° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.39 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 27.2"978.22 miwest0° 08' 25.2"9.65 minorth977.98 mi
24 hours11° 27' 12.1"771.43 mieast3° 01' 28.7"207.95 minorth794.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoThu 2:44 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OaxacaThu 2:44 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla GutierrezThu 2:44 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaThu 2:44 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaThu 2:44 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoThu 2:44 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
Santa AnaThu 2:44 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast E
VeracruzThu 2:44 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth N
San SalvadorThu 2:44 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast E
Punta GordaThu 2:44 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast-northeast ENE
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