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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: 44%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 00' North, Longitude: 117° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.48 meters/second, 1589.3 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.0"987.40 miwest0° 09' 23.4"10.76 minorth987.19 mi
24 hours11° 01' 17.9"748.40 mieast3° 28' 07.3"238.44 minorth780.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PrincesaFri 5:34 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
OlongapoFri 5:34 PM525 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
MakatiFri 5:34 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
ManilaFri 5:34 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNortheast NE
Iloilo CityFri 5:34 PM564 km350 miles305 nmEast E
QuezonFri 5:34 PM569 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
AngelesFri 5:34 PM572 km355 miles309 nmNortheast NE
Kota KinabaluFri 5:34 PM575 km357 miles311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatFri 5:34 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
Tarlac CityFri 5:34 PM603 km375 miles326 nmNortheast NE

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