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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 04:52:00 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 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' North, Longitude: 105° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.85 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"941.11 miwest0° 02' 20.4"2.68 misouth941.23 mi
24 hours11° 41' 52.7"758.73 mieast1° 22' 25.5"94.49 misouth767.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Punta MitaWed 10:52 PM49 km30 miles26 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto VallartaWed 10:52 PM55 km34 miles30 nmEast-northeast ENE
TepicWed 9:52 PM151 km94 miles82 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ixtlán del RíoWed 9:52 PM157 km98 miles85 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManzanilloWed 10:52 PM205 km127 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
ColimaWed 10:52 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuadalajaraWed 10:52 PM247 km154 miles133 nmEast E
MazatlanWed 9:52 PM325 km202 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AguascalientesWed 10:52 PM390 km242 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonWed 10:52 PM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
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