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

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 96° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.4"992.42 miwest0° 09' 57.2"11.40 minorth992.24 mi
24 hours11° 00' 00.0"750.73 mieast3° 42' 59.5"255.45 minorth788.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoThu 5:34 PM715 km445 miles386 nmNorth N
OaxacaThu 5:34 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
EscuintlaThu 5:34 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoThu 5:34 PM889 km552 miles480 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaThu 5:34 PM902 km560 miles487 nmNortheast NE
Tuxtla GutierrezThu 5:34 PM912 km567 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 5:34 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 5:34 PM965 km600 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzThu 5:34 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmNorth N
Mexico CityThu 5:34 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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