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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 20:34:00 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' North, Longitude: 100° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.86 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.8"956.84 miwest0° 05' 13.1"5.98 minorth956.63 mi
24 hours11° 38' 45.9"767.71 mieast1° 40' 35.7"115.31 minorth772.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Fri 3:34 PM137 km85 miles74 nmSoutheast SE
Cuernavaca *Fri 3:34 PM227 km141 miles122 nmNortheast NE
Morelia *Fri 3:34 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Fri 3:34 PM270 km168 miles146 nmNortheast NE
Querétaro *Fri 3:34 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth N
Colima *Fri 3:34 PM345 km215 miles187 nmWest-northwest WNW
Leon *Fri 3:34 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Fri 3:34 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
Oaxaca *Fri 3:34 PM449 km279 miles243 nmEast E
Aguascalientes *Fri 3:34 PM486 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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