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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: 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' North, Longitude: 122° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.6"1001.17 miwest0° 11' 01.6"12.63 minorth1001.10 mi
24 hours11° 02' 25.9"760.37 mieast4° 12' 21.3"289.03 minorth810.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 5:36 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:36 PM3015 km1874 miles1628 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 4:36 PM3214 km1997 miles1736 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 5:36 PM3309 km2056 miles1787 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 4:36 PM3453 km2146 miles1864 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las VegasWed 4:36 PM3501 km2175 miles1890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 4:36 PM3590 km2231 miles1939 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 6:36 PM3694 km2295 miles1995 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:36 PM3773 km2344 miles2037 nmEast E
San SalvadorWed 6:36 PM3815 km2371 miles2060 nmEast-northeast ENE

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