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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 09:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' North, Longitude: 114° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.81 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 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 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.5"1001.61 miwest0° 11' 06.7"12.73 misouth1001.83 mi
24 hours11° 11' 04.1"770.71 mieast4° 32' 59.3"312.62 misouth833.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 3:26 AM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 3:26 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanTue 2:26 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 3:26 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityTue 3:26 AM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzTue 3:26 AM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 2:26 AM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 3:26 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 3:26 AM2891 km1796 miles1561 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorTue 3:26 AM2983 km1853 miles1611 nmEast-northeast ENE
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