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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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 108° 51' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.3"1005.11 miwest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 misouth1005.21 mi
24 hours11° 21' 47.5"785.98 mieast4° 38' 08.9"318.52 misouth847.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 3:46 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:46 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmEast E
GuadalajaraWed 3:46 AM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 3:46 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 3:46 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 3:46 AM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 2:46 AM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 3:46 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 3:46 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 3:46 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmEast-northeast ENE

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