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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:56:00 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: 60%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' North, Longitude: 94° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.40 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.4"964.76 miwest0° 06' 43.1"7.70 minorth964.52 mi
24 hours11° 15' 38.1"747.51 mieast2° 19' 20.4"159.71 minorth759.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tuxtla GutierrezSat 6:56 PM172 km107 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa María HuatulcoSat 6:56 PM186 km115 miles100 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Cristobal de las CasasSat 6:56 PM221 km138 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
OaxacaSat 6:56 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-northwest WNW
VeracruzSat 6:56 PM351 km218 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaSat 6:56 PM475 km295 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSat 6:56 PM484 km300 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
CuernavacaSat 6:56 PM560 km348 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
AcapulcoSat 6:56 PM564 km351 miles305 nmWest W
Mexico CitySat 6:56 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
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