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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 25' North
Longitude: 117° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.3 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"978.43 miwest0° 08' 22.7"9.60 minorth978.20 mi
24 hours11° 05' 45.8"746.72 mieast3° 01' 45.8"208.30 minorth770.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanFri 6:44 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraFri 7:44 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 6:44 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesFri 7:44 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonFri 7:44 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoFri 7:44 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 7:44 PM2087 km1296 miles1127 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaFri 5:44 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth N
San DiegoFri 5:44 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth N
MexicaliFri 5:44 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmNorth N
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