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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 06:38:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 28' North, Longitude: 96° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.99 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.7"977.34 miwest0° 08' 36.7"9.87 misouth977.68 mi
24 hours11° 15' 32.3"757.47 mieast3° 43' 49.5"256.41 misouth804.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoSun 12:38 AM265 km164 miles143 nmNorth N
OaxacaSun 12:38 AM399 km248 miles215 nmNorth N
AcapulcoSun 12:38 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla GutierrezSun 12:38 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzSun 12:38 AM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
EscuintlaSun 12:38 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast E
CuernavacaSun 12:38 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaSun 12:38 AM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 12:38 AM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaSun 12:38 AM770 km478 miles416 nmEast E

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