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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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 00' North
Longitude: 131° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.50 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.01 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"960.57 miwest0° 05' 46.3"6.62 minorth960.35 mi
24 hours11° 34' 59.7"766.35 mieast1° 54' 54.2"131.72 minorth773.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Thu 1:34 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 1:34 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:34 PM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 1:34 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 1:34 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 1:34 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 1:34 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Thu 1:34 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Thu 1:34 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 1:34 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmNortheast NE
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