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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 01:46:00 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 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' North, Longitude: 106° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.19 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.2 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' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.4"964.28 miwest0° 06' 39.2"7.63 minorth964.04 mi
24 hours11° 16' 02.2"747.60 mieast2° 17' 43.1"157.85 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 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaSat 7:46 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraSat 7:46 PM592 km368 miles319 nmNortheast NE
TepicSat 6:46 PM595 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoSat 7:46 PM732 km455 miles395 nmEast E
LeonSat 7:46 PM749 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanSat 6:46 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
AguascalientesSat 7:46 PM762 km473 miles411 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySat 7:46 PM875 km544 miles472 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiSat 7:46 PM878 km546 miles474 nmNortheast NE
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