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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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' North, Longitude: 115° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.9"978.45 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 minorth978.22 mi
24 hours11° 05' 42.7"746.67 mieast3° 02' 01.4"208.58 minorth770.39 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 7:36 PM1349 km838 miles729 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanFri 6:36 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraFri 7:36 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesFri 7:36 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNortheast NE
LeonFri 7:36 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoFri 7:36 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 6:36 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis PotosiFri 7:36 PM1814 km1127 miles980 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 7:36 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaFri 5:36 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth N
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