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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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' North, Longitude: 99° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.67 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 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' 56.5"11.39 minorth992.23 mi
24 hours11° 00' 00.7"750.73 mieast3° 42' 43.7"255.17 minorth788.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 5:44 PM823 km512 miles445 nmNorth N
OaxacaThu 5:44 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 5:44 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 5:44 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzThu 5:44 PM1142 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 5:44 PM1205 km749 miles650 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 5:44 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuadalajaraThu 5:44 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LeonThu 5:44 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorth N
Puerto VallartaThu 5:44 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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