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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: 88%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 48' North
Longitude: 98° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.04 meters/second, 1598.5 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.9"993.22 miwest0° 10' 07.5"11.60 misouth993.51 mi
24 hours11° 21' 47.4"776.84 mieast4° 15' 53.4"293.09 misouth833.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoSat 10:02 PM908 km564 miles490 nmNorth N
OaxacaSat 10:02 PM931 km578 miles503 nmNorth N
EscuintlaSat 10:02 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 10:02 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSat 10:02 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 10:02 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzSat 10:02 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth N
Mexico CitySat 10:02 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 10:02 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSat 10:02 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmEast-northeast ENE
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