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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 09:46:00 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' North, Longitude: 101° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.30 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 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' 32.3"995.99 miwest0° 10' 25.2"11.94 misouth996.27 mi
24 hours10° 59' 00.5"752.27 mieast4° 20' 17.2"298.10 misouth812.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 3:46 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
Santa María HuatulcoTue 3:46 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 3:46 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorth N
VeracruzTue 3:46 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 3:46 AM1383 km860 miles747 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuadalajaraTue 3:46 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmNorth N
Santa AnaTue 3:46 AM1444 km898 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto VallartaTue 3:46 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LeonTue 3:46 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmNorth N
San SalvadorTue 3:46 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmEast-northeast ENE

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