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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' North, Longitude: 110° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.57 meters/second, 1560.9 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.3"969.65 miwest0° 07' 12.5"8.26 minorth969.41 mi
24 hours11° 32' 56.2"771.23 mieast2° 30' 45.7"172.78 minorth785.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 3:24 PM791 km491 miles427 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 3:24 PM936 km582 miles505 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 2:24 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Thu 3:24 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Thu 3:24 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Thu 3:24 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 3:24 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 3:24 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmEast-northeast ENE
Veracruz *Thu 3:24 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 1:24 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
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