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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 18:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 47' North, Longitude: 98° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.03 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.7"961.69 miwest0° 05' 57.5"6.83 minorth961.46 mi
24 hours11° 34' 14.5"766.38 mieast1° 59' 38.7"137.14 minorth774.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Oaxaca *Thu 1:18 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast E
Acapulco *Thu 1:18 PM174 km108 miles94 nmWest W
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:18 PM236 km147 miles128 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:18 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mexico City *Thu 1:18 PM305 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Thu 1:18 PM349 km217 miles188 nmNortheast NE
Querétaro *Thu 1:18 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:18 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 1:18 PM603 km375 miles326 nmNorthwest NW
Colima *Thu 1:18 PM636 km395 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
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