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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 01:26:00 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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' North, Longitude: 124° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.31 meters/second, 1595.9 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.7 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 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.8"991.53 miwest0° 09' 51.1"11.29 minorth991.35 mi
24 hours11° 00' 08.7"750.22 mieast3° 40' 18.5"252.39 minorth787.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanThu 6:26 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 7:26 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 6:26 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TijuanaThu 5:26 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoThu 5:26 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesThu 5:26 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:26 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 6:26 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasThu 5:26 PM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 5:26 PM3114 km1935 miles1681 nmNorth N

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