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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 5:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' North, Longitude: 102° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.11 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.26 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.5"975.34 miWest0° 07' 48.9"8.95 miNorth975.10 mi
24 hours11° 24' 38.1"766.10 miEast2° 47' 16.5"191.69 miNorth784.93 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 12:48 PM425 km264 miles229 nmNortheast NE
Colima *Wed 12:48 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Wed 12:48 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María Huatulco *Wed 12:48 PM692 km430 miles374 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Wed 12:48 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oaxaca *Wed 12:48 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
Guadalajara *Wed 12:48 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 12:48 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Wed 12:48 PM799 km496 miles431 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Wed 12:48 PM879 km546 miles474 nmNorth N

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