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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 Friday, April 12, 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: 6%

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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' North, Longitude: 98° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.90 meters/second, 1540.4 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.9"956.92 miwest0° 05' 14.0"6.00 minorth956.70 mi
24 hours11° 38' 44.0"767.74 mieast1° 40' 57.3"115.72 minorth772.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puebla *Fri 3:24 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cuernavaca *Fri 3:24 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Acapulco *Fri 3:24 PM177 km110 miles96 nmWest-southwest WSW
Oaxaca *Fri 3:24 PM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico City *Fri 3:24 PM208 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tizayuca *Fri 3:24 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Fri 3:24 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNortheast NE
Santa María Huatulco *Fri 3:24 PM306 km190 miles165 nmSoutheast SE
Querétaro *Fri 3:24 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Fri 3:24 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
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