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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:26:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' North, Longitude: 98° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.80 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.6"979.13 miwest0° 08' 27.9"9.70 minorth978.90 mi
24 hours11° 05' 18.5"746.72 mieast3° 04' 01.0"210.86 minorth771.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoFri 6:26 PM371 km231 miles200 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoFri 6:26 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OaxacaFri 6:26 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CuernavacaFri 6:26 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
Mexico CityFri 6:26 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth N
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 6:26 PM698 km433 miles377 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzFri 6:26 PM705 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaFri 6:26 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 6:26 PM873 km543 miles472 nmEast E
LeonFri 6:26 PM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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