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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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 86° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.1"979.62 miwest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 minorth979.39 mi
24 hours11° 05' 01.4"746.77 mieast3° 05' 27.5"212.51 minorth771.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MatagalpaFri 5:34 PM33 km21 miles18 nmSoutheast SE
ManaguaFri 5:34 PM106 km66 miles57 nmSouth S
LeónFri 5:34 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaFri 5:34 PM125 km78 miles68 nmSouth S
TegucigalpaFri 5:34 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorthwest NW
San MiguelFri 5:34 PM222 km138 miles120 nmWest W
La CeibaFri 5:34 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto CabezasFri 5:34 PM318 km197 miles171 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 5:34 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
CholomaFri 5:34 PM337 km210 miles182 nmNorthwest NW

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