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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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 16:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' North, Longitude: 101° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.17 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.9"989.01 miwest0° 09' 20.7"10.71 minorth988.82 mi
24 hours11° 14' 38.4"765.15 mieast3° 28' 03.4"238.38 minorth796.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Tue 11:58 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oaxaca *Tue 11:58 AM926 km575 miles500 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 11:58 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Tue 11:58 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Tue 11:58 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto Vallarta *Tue 11:58 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Tue 11:58 AM1195 km743 miles645 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Tue 11:58 AM1271 km790 miles687 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Tue 11:58 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 10:58 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
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