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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: 85%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' North, Longitude: 104° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.34 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 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"996.07 miwest0° 10' 25.7"11.94 misouth996.35 mi
24 hours10° 59' 01.1"752.34 mieast4° 20' 26.3"298.27 misouth812.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 3:56 AM1073 km667 miles579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 3:56 AM1368 km850 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto VallartaTue 3:56 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraTue 3:56 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmNorth N
LeonTue 3:56 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth N
VeracruzTue 3:56 AM1499 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 3:56 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiTue 3:56 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 3:56 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanTue 2:56 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmNorth N

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