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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 11:36:00 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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 97° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 443.70 meters/second, 1597.3 kilometres/hour, 992.5 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"992.40 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoThu 5:36 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth N
OaxacaThu 5:36 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth N
QuetzaltenangoThu 5:36 PM862 km535 miles465 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoThu 5:36 PM870 km540 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 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth N

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