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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:16:00 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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 30' North, Longitude: 107° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.56 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 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' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.5"992.09 miwest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 minorth991.91 mi
24 hours11° 00' 02.8"750.53 mieast3° 41' 59.5"254.31 minorth788.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 6:16 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaThu 6:16 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraThu 6:16 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 6:16 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNortheast NE
LeonThu 6:16 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 6:16 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 5:16 PM1520 km944 miles821 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiThu 6:16 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 6:16 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 6:16 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast-northeast ENE

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