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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 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' North, Longitude: 125° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.58 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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' 13.9"1001.13 miwest0° 11' 01.3"12.62 minorth1001.05 mi
24 hours11° 02' 23.4"760.28 mieast4° 12' 10.9"288.83 minorth810.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 5:44 PM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:44 PM3221 km2001 miles1739 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 4:44 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 5:44 PM3390 km2107 miles1831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 4:44 PM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmSouth S
Las VegasWed 4:44 PM3556 km2210 miles1920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiThu 2:44 PM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmWest W
San FranciscoWed 4:44 PM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmNorth N
PapeeteWed 2:44 PM3690 km2293 miles1992 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaWed 6:44 PM3926 km2439 miles2120 nmEast-northeast ENE

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