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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: 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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' North, Longitude: 125° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.61 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.0"963.01 miwest0° 06' 20.7"7.27 minorth962.77 mi
24 hours11° 32' 49.3"765.86 mieast2° 08' 41.6"147.51 minorth775.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Fri 4:36 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 4:36 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 4:36 PM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Fri 4:36 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 4:36 PM2078 km1292 miles1122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanFri 4:36 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 4:36 PM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 4:36 PM2336 km1452 miles1261 nmNorth N
San Francisco *Fri 4:36 PM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraFri 5:36 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmEast-northeast ENE
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