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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 17:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 27' North
Longitude: 109° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.05 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"988.76 miwest0° 09' 19.1"10.68 minorth988.57 mi
24 hours11° 14' 49.2"765.17 mieast3° 27' 19.3"237.53 minorth796.68 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 *Tue 12:28 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Tue 12:28 PM1221 km758 miles659 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 12:28 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Tue 12:28 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Tue 11:28 AM1443 km896 miles779 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Tue 12:28 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 12:28 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Tue 12:28 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Tue 12:28 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 10:28 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth N
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