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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: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 08:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 09' North, Longitude: 103° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.6"1001.38 miwest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 misouth1001.61 mi
24 hours11° 10' 52.6"770.31 mieast4° 32' 35.8"312.17 misouth832.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 2:36 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 2:36 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:36 AM1642 km1020 miles886 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuadalajaraTue 2:36 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
VeracruzTue 2:36 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 2:36 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaTue 2:36 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmNortheast NE
LeonTue 2:36 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNorth N
San SalvadorTue 2:36 AM1794 km1114 miles968 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesTue 2:36 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmNorth N

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