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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 14%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' North, Longitude: 117° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.98 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"979.55 miwest0° 08' 13.4"9.42 minorth979.33 mi
24 hours11° 15' 27.1"758.77 mieast2° 58' 28.5"204.51 minorth781.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Tue 10:48 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 11:48 AM1750 km1088 miles945 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Tue 11:48 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 9:48 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Tue 11:48 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Tue 11:48 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Tue 11:48 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Tue 9:48 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth N
San Diego *Tue 9:48 AM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Tue 9:48 AM2186 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth N

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