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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:24:00 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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 19' North, Longitude: 120° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.63 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.5"1001.22 miwest0° 11' 02.1"12.64 minorth1001.15 mi
24 hours11° 02' 29.5"760.48 mieast4° 12' 34.6"289.28 minorth810.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanWed 5:24 PM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 6:24 PM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoWed 6:24 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesWed 6:24 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 6:24 PM2753 km1711 miles1486 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 5:24 PM2798 km1738 miles1511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesWed 4:24 PM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 5:24 PM3223 km2002 miles1740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:24 PM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 4:24 PM3450 km2143 miles1863 nmNorth N
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