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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 00:44:00 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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' North, Longitude: 113° 51' 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"991.86 miwest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 minorth991.69 mi
24 hours11° 00' 05.1"750.40 mieast3° 41' 19.2"253.54 minorth787.73 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 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 5:44 PM1705 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 6:44 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonThu 6:44 PM1827 km1136 miles987 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 6:44 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 6:44 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiThu 6:44 PM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 5:44 PM2178 km1354 miles1176 nmNorth N
VeracruzThu 6:44 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmEast-northeast ENE
MexicaliThu 4:44 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNorth N
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