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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 09:56:00 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: 85%

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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' North, Longitude: 103° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.33 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"996.06 miwest0° 10' 25.7"11.94 misouth996.35 mi
24 hours10° 59' 01.0"752.33 mieast4° 20' 25.5"298.25 misouth812.34 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 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 3:56 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraTue 3:56 AM1399 km870 miles756 nmNorth N
Puerto VallartaTue 3:56 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmNorth N
LeonTue 3:56 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth N
VeracruzTue 3:56 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 3:56 AM1538 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiTue 3:56 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 3:56 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaTue 3:56 AM1686 km1048 miles910 nmEast-northeast ENE

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