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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 phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 93° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.89 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 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' 25.7"979.40 miwest0° 08' 29.3"9.73 minorth979.17 mi
24 hours11° 05' 11.3"746.79 mieast3° 04' 36.6"211.55 minorth771.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaFri 6:04 PM312 km194 miles168 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 6:04 PM351 km218 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 6:04 PM397 km247 miles215 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 6:04 PM429 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 6:04 PM462 km287 miles250 nmEast E
OaxacaFri 6:04 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
San MiguelFri 6:04 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast E
Punta GordaFri 6:04 PM594 km369 miles321 nmEast-northeast ENE
CholomaFri 6:04 PM649 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanFri 6:04 PM673 km418 miles364 nmNortheast NE
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