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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 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' North, Longitude: 98° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.34 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.2"978.18 miwest0° 08' 24.3"9.63 minorth977.95 mi
24 hours11° 27' 14.3"771.45 mieast3° 01' 08.2"207.58 minorth793.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 2:54 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OaxacaThu 2:54 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla GutierrezThu 2:54 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzThu 2:54 PM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 2:54 PM696 km432 miles376 nmNorth N
EscuintlaThu 2:54 PM807 km501 miles436 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 2:54 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaThu 2:54 PM936 km581 miles505 nmEast E
LeonThu 2:54 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San SalvadorThu 2:54 PM973 km604 miles525 nmEast E
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