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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 10:46:00 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: 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 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' North, Longitude: 115° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 866.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.5"996.42 miwest0° 10' 27.8"11.98 misouth996.70 mi
24 hours10° 59' 04.3"752.66 mieast4° 21' 06.2"299.03 misouth812.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuadalajaraTue 4:46 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanTue 3:46 AM1975 km1227 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoTue 4:46 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesTue 4:46 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityTue 4:46 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 3:46 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzTue 4:46 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 3:46 AM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 4:46 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 2:46 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth N
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