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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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' North, Longitude: 114° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 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"991.92 miwest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 minorth991.75 mi
24 hours11° 00' 05.2"750.45 mieast3° 41' 17.7"253.53 minorth787.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuadalajaraThu 6:44 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 5:44 PM1718 km1067 miles928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 6:44 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonThu 6:44 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 6:44 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 6:44 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiThu 6:44 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 5:44 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth N
VeracruzThu 6:44 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmEast-northeast ENE
MexicaliThu 4:44 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth N
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