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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 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 103° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.95 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.4"961.52 miwest0° 05' 55.9"6.80 minorth961.29 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.1"766.37 mieast1° 58' 57.3"136.35 minorth774.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Colima *Thu 1:38 PM276 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Acapulco *Thu 1:38 PM342 km213 miles185 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Thu 1:38 PM427 km265 miles231 nmNorth N
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 1:38 PM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:38 PM477 km296 miles257 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Thu 1:38 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Thu 1:38 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 1:38 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
Tepic *Thu 12:38 PM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:38 PM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
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