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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 08:36:00 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: 95%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 08:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 09' North, Longitude: 102° 49' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 misouth1001.60 mi
24 hours11° 10' 52.4"770.30 mieast4° 32' 35.4"312.16 misouth832.94 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 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:36 AM1614 km1003 miles872 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico CityTue 2:36 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 2:36 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzTue 2:36 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraTue 2:36 AM1718 km1067 miles928 nmNorth N
Santa AnaTue 2:36 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 2:36 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonTue 2:36 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth N
AguascalientesTue 2:36 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmNorth N
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