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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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 97° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 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"992.48 miwest0° 09' 57.0"11.40 minorth992.30 mi
24 hours11° 00' 00.0"750.78 mieast3° 42' 57.8"255.44 minorth788.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OaxacaThu 5:34 PM851 km529 miles459 nmNorth N
AcapulcoThu 5:34 PM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaThu 5:34 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 5:34 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE
Tuxtla GutierrezThu 5:34 PM925 km575 miles500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 5:34 PM973 km605 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 5:34 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzThu 5:34 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorth N
Mexico CityThu 5:34 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 5:34 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
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