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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: 82%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' South, Longitude: 97° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 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' 31.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.0"1001.61 miwest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 misouth1001.57 mi
24 hours11° 42' 22.1"807.50 mieast4° 30' 04.1"309.31 misouth861.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:46 AM925 km575 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 4:46 AM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmEast E
QuitoThu 4:46 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 3:46 AM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 3:46 AM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 3:46 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 3:46 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 3:46 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 3:46 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmNorth N
LimaThu 4:46 AM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmEast-southeast ESE
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