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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 5:58:00 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 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 104° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.06 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 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' 40.4"975.24 miWest0° 07' 48.2"8.94 miNorth975.01 mi
24 hours11° 24' 42.3"766.11 miEast2° 46' 58.4"191.34 miNorth784.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Colima *Wed 12:58 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Wed 12:58 PM625 km388 miles337 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 12:58 PM736 km458 miles398 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Wed 12:58 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Wed 12:58 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Wed 12:58 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Wed 12:58 PM918 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oaxaca *Wed 12:58 PM939 km584 miles507 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa María Huatulco *Wed 12:58 PM943 km586 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Wed 12:58 PM995 km619 miles537 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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