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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: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' North, Longitude: 120° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"982.57 miwest0° 08' 31.5"9.77 minorth982.36 mi
24 hours11° 36' 30.6"785.77 mieast3° 04' 58.8"211.94 minorth809.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanWed 7:40 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 8:40 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 7:40 PM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 8:40 PM2243 km1393 miles1211 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoWed 8:40 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaWed 6:40 PM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmNorth N
San DiegoWed 6:40 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
MexicaliWed 6:40 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 8:40 PM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 6:40 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth N
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