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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 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' North, Longitude: 114° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.4 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"991.85 miwest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 minorth991.67 mi
24 hours11° 00' 05.3"750.39 mieast3° 41' 16.3"253.49 minorth787.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuadalajaraThu 6:46 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 5:46 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 6:46 PM1755 km1091 miles948 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonThu 6:46 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 6:46 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 6:46 PM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiThu 6:46 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 5:46 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth N
VeracruzThu 6:46 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
MexicaliThu 4:46 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmNorth N
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