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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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 01' South, Longitude: 106° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 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 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"998.48 miwest0° 11' 26.6"13.11 misouth998.38 mi
24 hours11° 57' 04.5"822.19 mieast4° 27' 02.4"305.88 misouth873.32 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 6:26 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 7:26 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth S
AcapulcoFri 6:26 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 6:26 AM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 6:26 AM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 6:26 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 6:26 AM3038 km1888 miles1641 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 6:26 AM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 6:26 AM3105 km1929 miles1676 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 7:26 AM3214 km1997 miles1736 nmEast E
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