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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' North, Longitude: 127° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.3"968.96 miwest0° 07' 06.8"8.15 minorth968.72 mi
24 hours11° 33' 17.4"771.09 mieast2° 28' 21.2"170.02 minorth784.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Thu 2:36 PM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Thu 2:36 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 2:36 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 2:36 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 2:36 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 3:36 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 2:36 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 2:36 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 2:36 PM2557 km1589 miles1380 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Thu 2:36 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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