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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 Thursday, January 24, 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: 92%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 91° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.1"940.88 miwest0° 02' 14.7"2.57 misouth941.00 mi
24 hours11° 42' 02.9"758.73 mieast1° 20' 09.4"91.90 misouth767.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CampecheWed 9:52 PM92 km57 miles49 nmSoutheast SE
MeridaWed 9:52 PM175 km109 miles94 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChetumalWed 9:52 PM369 km229 miles199 nmSoutheast SE
Orange Walk TownWed 9:52 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
Playa del CarmenWed 9:52 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
BelmopanWed 9:52 PM432 km268 miles233 nmSoutheast SE
San PedroWed 9:52 PM436 km271 miles236 nmSoutheast SE
Belize CityWed 9:52 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSoutheast SE
Tuxtla GutierrezWed 9:52 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CancúnWed 9:52 PM460 km286 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE

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