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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: 33%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 28' South, Longitude: 99° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.9"1005.45 miwest0° 10' 36.7"12.15 misouth1005.48 mi
24 hours11° 15' 18.2"778.27 mieast4° 14' 42.9"291.69 misouth829.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:48 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmEast E
San SalvadorWed 7:48 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 7:48 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoWed 7:48 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 7:48 AM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 7:48 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 8:48 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmEast E
TegucigalpaWed 7:48 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 7:48 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth N
Mexico CityWed 7:48 AM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth N

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