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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: 50%
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 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 04' North
Longitude: 81° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.09 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.3"979.86 miwest0° 08' 32.4"9.79 minorth979.63 mi
24 hours11° 04' 55.4"746.84 mieast3° 05' 58.0"213.11 minorth771.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San AndrésFri 6:16 PM54 km34 miles29 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JoseFri 5:16 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
AlajuelaFri 5:16 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaFri 5:16 PM482 km300 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaFri 5:16 PM495 km308 miles267 nmWest-southwest WSW
PanamaFri 6:16 PM514 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavidFri 6:16 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
TegucigalpaFri 5:16 PM599 km372 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
La CeibaFri 5:16 PM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
San MiguelFri 5:16 PM693 km430 miles374 nmWest W
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