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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 09:36:00 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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' North, Longitude: 117° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 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"1001.66 miwest0° 11' 07.0"12.73 misouth1001.88 mi
24 hours11° 11' 06.6"770.79 mieast4° 33' 04.0"312.71 misouth833.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuadalajaraTue 3:36 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoTue 3:36 AM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanTue 2:36 AM2336 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 3:36 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityTue 3:36 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 2:36 AM2751 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 3:36 AM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 3:36 AM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmEast E
PhoenixTue 2:36 AM3201 km1989 miles1728 nmNorth N
Los AngelesTue 1:36 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNorth N
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