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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 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 11' North
Longitude: 93° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.88 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"979.38 miwest0° 08' 29.0"9.72 minorth979.15 mi
24 hours11° 05' 12.1"746.79 mieast3° 04' 33.1"211.49 minorth771.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaFri 6:06 PM361 km224 miles195 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 6:06 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 6:06 PM405 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 6:06 PM481 km299 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 6:06 PM514 km320 miles278 nmEast E
OaxacaFri 6:06 PM525 km326 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
San MiguelFri 6:06 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast E
CholomaFri 6:06 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzFri 6:06 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanFri 6:06 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNortheast NE
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