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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: 79%

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 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 126° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.12 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.5"941.69 miwest0° 02' 17.5"2.63 minorth941.58 mi
24 hours11° 38' 29.3"755.22 mieast0° 28' 54.1"33.14 minorth754.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaMon 8:40 PM1629 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoMon 8:40 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesMon 8:40 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliMon 8:40 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 9:40 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Mon 8:40 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoMon 8:40 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth N
OaklandMon 8:40 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorth N
PhoenixMon 9:40 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasMon 8:40 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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