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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: 60%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' North, Longitude: 107° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.4"964.27 miwest0° 06' 39.1"7.63 minorth964.03 mi
24 hours11° 16' 02.7"747.60 mieast2° 17' 40.9"157.81 minorth759.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColimaSat 7:46 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaSat 7:46 PM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TepicSat 6:46 PM604 km376 miles326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraSat 7:46 PM609 km379 miles329 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanSat 6:46 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth N
AcapulcoSat 7:46 PM761 km473 miles411 nmEast E
LeonSat 7:46 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesSat 7:46 PM780 km484 miles421 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiSat 7:46 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySat 7:46 PM901 km560 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE

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