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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 18, 2013 at 00:32:00 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: 45%

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 18, 2013 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 100° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.28 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.8"962.28 miwest0° 05' 55.8"6.80 misouth962.55 mi
24 hours11° 11' 20.9"741.04 mieast2° 43' 06.4"186.91 misouth769.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Wed 7:32 PM81 km51 miles44 nmEast E
Cuernavaca *Wed 7:32 PM282 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Wed 7:32 PM334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Colima *Wed 7:32 PM419 km261 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
Querétaro *Wed 7:32 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
Oaxaca *Wed 7:32 PM424 km264 miles229 nmEast E
Santa María Huatulco *Wed 7:32 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Wed 7:32 PM495 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Wed 7:32 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Wed 7:32 PM547 km340 miles296 nmEast-northeast ENE
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