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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.4 kilometres/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoThu 5:34 PM715 km445 miles386 nmNorth N
QuetzaltenangoThu 5:34 PM825 km512 miles445 nmNortheast NE
OaxacaThu 5:34 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
EscuintlaThu 5:34 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoThu 5:34 PM888 km552 miles479 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
San VicenteThu 5:34 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE

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