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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 00:34:00 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: 41%

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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' North, Longitude: 111° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.50 meters/second, 1596.6 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"991.94 miwest0° 09' 54.0"11.34 minorth991.77 mi
24 hours11° 00' 04.2"750.45 mieast3° 41' 33.6"253.82 minorth787.87 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 6:34 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 6:34 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 6:34 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 5:34 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonThu 6:34 PM1655 km1028 miles894 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 6:34 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 6:34 PM1716 km1066 miles927 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiThu 6:34 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzThu 6:34 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 5:34 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth N
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