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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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 106° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.55 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.6"1003.36 miwest0° 11' 09.1"12.77 minorth1003.34 mi
24 hours11° 17' 58.9"780.39 mieast4° 19' 09.4"296.82 minorth832.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Mon 12:48 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:48 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmEast-southeast ESE
Guadalajara *Mon 12:48 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Mon 12:48 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Mon 12:48 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Mon 12:48 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 11:48 AM2162 km1344 miles1167 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Mon 11:48 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmNorth N
San SalvadorMon 11:48 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 11:48 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmEast-northeast ENE
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