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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 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' North, Longitude: 121° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.46 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 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' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.1"1003.10 miwest0° 11' 07.6"12.74 minorth1003.08 mi
24 hours11° 17' 54.7"780.10 mieast4° 18' 19.5"295.84 minorth831.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mexico City *Mon 1:50 PM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 11:50 AM3038 km1888 miles1640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 10:50 AM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Mon 11:50 AM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmNorth N
PhoenixMon 11:50 AM3456 km2147 miles1866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:50 PM3563 km2214 miles1924 nmEast E
GuatemalaMon 12:50 PM3596 km2235 miles1942 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 1:50 PM3618 km2248 miles1953 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Las Vegas *Mon 11:50 AM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmNorth N
San SalvadorMon 12:50 PM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmEast-northeast ENE
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