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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 21:34:00 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: 17%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' North, Longitude: 96° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.10 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.2"964.11 miwest0° 06' 30.7"7.47 minorth963.87 mi
24 hours11° 32' 23.9"766.26 mieast2° 12' 54.4"152.33 minorth776.82 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 HuatulcoFri 3:34 PM56 km35 miles30 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OaxacaFri 3:34 PM107 km66 miles58 nmNorthwest NW
VeracruzFri 3:34 PM319 km199 miles173 nmNorth N
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 3:34 PM325 km202 miles175 nmEast E
AcapulcoFri 3:34 PM412 km256 miles222 nmWest W
CuernavacaFri 3:34 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico CityFri 3:34 PM471 km293 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
EscuintlaFri 3:34 PM614 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaFri 3:34 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuerétaroFri 3:34 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
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