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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 20:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' North, Longitude: 114° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.49 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 16.0"969.46 miwest0° 07' 10.9"8.23 minorth969.22 mi
24 hours11° 33' 02.1"771.19 mieast2° 30' 06.2"172.03 minorth785.45 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 3:44 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Thu 2:44 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 3:44 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Thu 3:44 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Thu 3:44 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 1:44 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Thu 3:44 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Thu 3:44 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Thu 3:44 PM1737 km1080 miles938 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Thu 1:44 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth N
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