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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 09:46:00 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: 89%

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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 108° 35' 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' 52.3"1005.11 miwest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 misouth1005.21 mi
24 hours11° 21' 46.7"785.97 mieast4° 38' 09.0"318.52 misouth847.46 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 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:46 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmEast E
GuadalajaraWed 3:46 AM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 3:46 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 3:46 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 3:46 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 3:46 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanWed 2:46 AM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmNorth N
San SalvadorWed 3:46 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 3:46 AM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmEast-northeast ENE
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