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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 04:02:00 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: 86%

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 105° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"938.41 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth938.41 mi
24 hours11° 43' 06.1"757.82 mieast0° 25' 10.3"28.86 misouth759.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Punta MitaTue 10:02 PM21 km13 miles12 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto VallartaTue 10:02 PM25 km15 miles13 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TepicTue 9:02 PM88 km55 miles48 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ixtlán del RíoTue 9:02 PM102 km64 miles55 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuadalajaraTue 10:02 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast E
ManzanilloTue 10:02 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AjijicTue 10:02 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast-southeast ESE
ColimaTue 10:02 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
MazatlanTue 9:02 PM289 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AguascalientesTue 10:02 PM334 km208 miles180 nmEast-northeast ENE

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