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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 02:36:00 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: 61%

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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 32' North, Longitude: 118° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.97 meters/second, 1551.5 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.7 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' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"963.81 miwest0° 06' 35.5"7.55 minorth963.56 mi
24 hours11° 16' 26.2"747.68 mieast2° 16' 05.7"155.99 minorth759.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanSat 7:36 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSat 7:36 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraSat 8:36 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaSat 6:36 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth N
San DiegoSat 6:36 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmNorth N
MexicaliSat 6:36 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth N
AguascalientesSat 8:36 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonSat 8:36 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesSat 6:36 PM1942 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiSat 8:36 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast-northeast ENE

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