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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: 40%
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 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 14' North
Longitude: 83° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.2"992.93 miwest0° 10' 00.2"11.46 minorth992.76 mi
24 hours10° 59' 56.6"751.06 mieast3° 44' 20.3"257.01 minorth789.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimónThu 4:36 PM85 km53 miles46 nmNorth N
BoqueteThu 5:36 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSoutheast SE
DavidThu 5:36 PM115 km72 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseThu 4:36 PM133 km83 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
AlajuelaThu 4:36 PM150 km93 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de VeraguasThu 5:36 PM265 km165 miles143 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaThu 5:36 PM395 km245 miles213 nmEast E
MasayaThu 4:36 PM447 km278 miles241 nmNorthwest NW
ManaguaThu 4:36 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
MatagalpaThu 4:36 PM512 km318 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
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