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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' North, Longitude: 98° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.27 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.2"995.92 miwest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 misouth996.20 mi
24 hours10° 58' 59.9"752.20 mieast4° 20' 09.0"297.94 misouth812.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoTue 3:36 AM902 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoTue 3:36 AM976 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 3:36 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaTue 3:36 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorTue 3:36 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityTue 3:36 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
VeracruzTue 3:36 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 3:36 AM1433 km891 miles774 nmSoutheast SE
TegucigalpaTue 3:36 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaTue 3:36 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmEast-northeast ENE

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