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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 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 23:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 26' North, Longitude: 101° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.64 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.4"992.26 miwest0° 09' 56.1"11.38 minorth992.09 mi
24 hours11° 00' 01.3"750.63 mieast3° 42' 31.0"254.91 minorth788.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 5:54 PM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María HuatulcoThu 5:54 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNortheast NE
OaxacaThu 5:54 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 5:54 PM1140 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 5:54 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraThu 5:54 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth N
Puerto VallartaThu 5:54 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LeonThu 5:54 PM1297 km806 miles701 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 5:54 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesThu 5:54 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth N

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