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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: 57%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' South, Longitude: 102° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.45 meters/second, 1607.2 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"998.60 miwest0° 11' 27.0"13.11 misouth998.51 mi
24 hours11° 56' 36.7"821.75 mieast4° 27' 15.9"306.14 misouth873.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:08 AM1538 km956 miles831 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 7:08 AM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AcapulcoFri 6:08 AM2539 km1577 miles1371 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 7:08 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 6:08 AM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 6:08 AM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 6:08 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 6:08 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 7:08 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 6:08 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmNortheast NE
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