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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' North, Longitude: 95° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.39 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"996.20 miwest0° 10' 19.8"11.83 minorth996.07 mi
24 hours11° 19' 12.7"776.17 mieast3° 54' 08.2"268.19 minorth817.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaTue 11:48 AM889 km553 miles480 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María Huatulco *Tue 12:48 PM918 km570 miles495 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 11:48 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaTue 11:48 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 11:48 AM948 km589 miles512 nmNortheast NE
San MiguelTue 11:48 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 11:48 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:48 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmSoutheast SE
TegucigalpaTue 11:48 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Tue 12:48 PM1142 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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