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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: 53%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 25, 2013 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 44' North, Longitude: 115° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.13 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 33' 32.2"1000.11 miwest0° 09' 33.1"10.94 misouth1000.33 mi
24 hours10° 37' 46.3"730.20 mieast3° 57' 57.3"272.51 misouth781.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuadalajaraMon 7:28 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoMon 7:28 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanMon 6:28 AM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesMon 7:28 AM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 7:28 AM2273 km1413 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzMon 7:28 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 6:28 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 7:28 AM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 6:28 AM2981 km1852 miles1609 nmNorth N
San SalvadorMon 7:28 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmEast-northeast ENE

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