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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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 23:36:00 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: 31%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' North, Longitude: 108° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.72 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.5"1001.44 miwest0° 11' 04.0"12.67 minorth1001.37 mi
24 hours11° 02' 44.0"760.94 mieast4° 13' 28.1"290.30 minorth811.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 5:36 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 5:36 PM1800 km1119 miles972 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 5:36 PM1871 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonWed 5:36 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 5:36 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 4:36 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmNorth N
VeracruzWed 5:36 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:36 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaWed 5:36 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 5:36 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmEast-northeast ENE

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