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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 5:58:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' North, Longitude: 97° 26' West

The ground speed is currently 445.37 meters/second, 1603.3 kilometres/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"996.14 miWest0° 10' 19.3"11.82 miNorth996.01 mi
24 hours11° 19' 14.1"776.16 miEast3° 53' 56.9"267.98 miNorth817.21 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María Huatulco *Tue 12:58 PM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth N
QuetzaltenangoTue 11:58 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Tue 12:58 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaTue 11:58 AM1079 km671 miles583 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaTue 11:58 AM1113 km691 miles601 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 11:58 AM1124 km698 miles607 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:58 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmSoutheast SE
Veracruz *Tue 12:58 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Tue 12:58 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth N
ManaguaTue 11:58 AM1324 km822 miles715 nmEast-northeast ENE

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