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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 19' North, Longitude: 109° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.13 meters/second, 1573.7 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.7"977.65 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 minorth977.41 mi
24 hours11° 27' 23.8"771.21 mieast2° 59' 38.4"205.85 minorth793.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaThu 3:44 PM952 km592 miles514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraThu 3:44 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoThu 3:44 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanThu 2:44 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonThu 3:44 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 3:44 PM1248 km775 miles674 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 3:44 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiThu 3:44 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzThu 3:44 PM1613 km1003 miles871 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 2:44 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNorth N
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