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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: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' South, Longitude: 117° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.19 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 09.3"984.47 miwest0° 10' 35.8"12.14 misouth984.26 mi
24 hours12° 42' 20.0"863.49 mieast3° 58' 18.6"273.03 misouth899.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 8:58 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 5:58 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:58 AM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 3:58 AM3578 km2223 miles1932 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 7:58 AM3876 km2408 miles2093 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 7:58 AM4058 km2521 miles2191 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 7:58 AM4100 km2548 miles2214 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 7:58 AM4248 km2640 miles2294 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 7:58 AM4292 km2667 miles2317 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 7:58 AM4313 km2680 miles2329 nmEast-northeast ENE

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