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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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 95° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.38 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.2"978.21 miwest0° 08' 25.0"9.65 minorth977.97 mi
24 hours11° 27' 12.4"771.43 mieast3° 01' 26.7"207.91 minorth794.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OaxacaThu 2:44 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla GutierrezThu 2:44 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNortheast NE
EscuintlaThu 2:44 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaThu 2:44 PM585 km363 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoThu 2:44 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
VeracruzThu 2:44 PM665 km414 miles359 nmNorth N
Santa AnaThu 2:44 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast E
San SalvadorThu 2:44 PM711 km442 miles384 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 2:44 PM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Punta GordaThu 2:44 PM814 km506 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE

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