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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 21:34:00 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 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' North, Longitude: 115° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.65 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"956.36 miwest0° 05' 07.8"5.88 minorth956.15 mi
24 hours11° 38' 56.1"767.53 mieast1° 38' 25.5"112.83 minorth772.20 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 *Fri 4:34 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Fri 3:34 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Fri 4:34 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 2:34 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Fri 4:34 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Fri 4:34 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Fri 4:34 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Fri 2:34 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Fri 4:34 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast E
Mexicali *Fri 2:34 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth N

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