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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 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 42' North, Longitude: 106° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.15 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.8"993.40 miwest0° 10' 09.3"11.63 misouth993.69 mi
24 hours11° 21' 58.2"777.19 mieast4° 16' 30.0"293.76 misouth834.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoSat 10:38 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaSat 10:38 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraSat 10:38 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CitySat 10:38 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmNortheast NE
LeonSat 10:38 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesSat 10:38 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanSat 9:38 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiSat 10:38 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzSat 10:38 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 10:38 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmEast-northeast ENE
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