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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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 03:52:00 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: 78%

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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 114° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.21 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"941.90 miwest0° 02' 22.0"2.71 minorth941.78 mi
24 hours11° 38' 14.4"755.10 mieast0° 30' 43.7"35.23 minorth754.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanMon 8:52 PM900 km559 miles486 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto VallartaMon 9:52 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
HermosilloMon 8:52 PM1036 km644 miles559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraMon 9:52 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmEast E
ChihuahuaMon 8:52 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesMon 9:52 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast E
LeonMon 9:52 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmEast E
TucsonMon 8:52 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliMon 7:52 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth N
TijuanaMon 7:52 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorth N

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