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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: 89%

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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 106° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.37 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"1005.18 miwest0° 11' 34.4"13.26 misouth1005.28 mi
24 hours11° 21' 41.1"785.91 mieast4° 38' 09.6"318.56 misouth847.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:36 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmEast E
AcapulcoWed 3:36 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 3:36 AM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 3:36 AM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 3:36 AM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 3:36 AM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 3:36 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesWed 3:36 AM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmNorth N
MazatlanWed 2:36 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 3:36 AM2579 km1602 miles1393 nmEast-northeast ENE
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