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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' North, Longitude: 124° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.03 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.4"995.37 miwest0° 10' 14.4"11.73 minorth995.23 mi
24 hours11° 19' 33.1"775.93 mieast3° 51' 33.2"265.24 minorth816.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Tue 1:50 PM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 12:50 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Tue 12:50 PM2962 km1841 miles1600 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 2:50 PM3023 km1879 miles1632 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 12:50 PM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Tue 12:50 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Tue 12:50 PM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 9:50 AM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 11:50 AM3701 km2300 miles1998 nmSouth S
GuatemalaTue 1:50 PM3783 km2350 miles2042 nmEast-northeast ENE
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