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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' North, Longitude: 119° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.73 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.4"949.82 miwest0° 03' 41.0"4.22 minorth949.65 mi
24 hours11° 40' 23.7"763.95 mieast1° 02' 58.5"72.20 minorth764.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloFri 1:34 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Fri 2:34 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Fri 1:34 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorth N
San Diego *Fri 1:34 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Fri 1:34 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 1:34 PM1684 km1047 miles909 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Fri 3:34 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmEast E
PhoenixFri 1:34 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Fri 3:34 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Fri 3:34 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmEast E

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