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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: 96%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 04:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 02' North
Longitude: 87° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.45 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"949.25 miwest0° 04' 33.4"5.23 misouth949.48 mi
24 hours11° 35' 29.4"758.17 mieast2° 13' 52.0"153.45 misouth778.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChetumalThu 10:22 PM148 km92 miles80 nmWest-southwest WSW
San PedroThu 10:22 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouthwest SW
CozumelThu 10:22 PM164 km102 miles88 nmNorth N
Playa del CarmenThu 10:22 PM177 km110 miles96 nmNorth N
Orange Walk TownThu 10:22 PM194 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belize CityThu 10:22 PM210 km131 miles113 nmSouthwest SW
CancúnThu 10:22 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth N
DangrigaThu 10:22 PM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelmopanThu 10:22 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
MeridaThu 10:22 PM347 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
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