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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 23:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 97° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 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"992.40 miwest0° 09' 57.0"11.40 minorth992.23 mi
24 hours11° 00' 00.0"750.72 mieast3° 42' 56.6"255.40 minorth788.67 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 5:36 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth N
OaxacaThu 5:36 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth N
AcapulcoThu 5:36 PM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaThu 5:36 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
Tuxtla GutierrezThu 5:36 PM936 km582 miles505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 5:36 PM942 km586 miles509 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 5:36 PM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 5:36 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzThu 5:36 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmNorth N
Mexico CityThu 5:36 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmNorth N
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