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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: 41%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 32' North, Longitude: 109° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.52 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.5"992.00 miwest0° 09' 54.3"11.35 minorth991.82 mi
24 hours11° 00' 03.8"750.48 mieast3° 41' 43.4"254.00 minorth787.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaThu 6:26 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 6:26 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 6:26 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonThu 6:26 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 5:26 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 6:26 PM1580 km981 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 6:26 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiThu 6:26 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 6:26 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 5:26 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth N

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