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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: 51%

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 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 19' North, Longitude: 108° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.62 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.2"978.74 miwest0° 08' 25.2"9.65 minorth978.51 mi
24 hours11° 05' 32.2"746.69 mieast3° 02' 52.8"209.56 minorth770.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaFri 7:06 PM866 km538 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraFri 7:06 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoFri 7:06 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonFri 7:06 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanFri 6:06 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmNorth N
AguascalientesFri 7:06 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 7:06 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiFri 7:06 PM1240 km771 miles670 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzFri 7:06 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 6:06 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth N

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