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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: 54%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' North, Longitude: 112° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.12 meters/second, 1566.4 km/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.2"973.13 miwest0° 07' 46.0"8.90 minorth972.88 mi
24 hours11° 09' 12.0"746.60 mieast2° 46' 03.8"190.31 minorth765.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangSat 5:40 PM464 km288 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
Da NangSat 5:40 PM509 km316 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếSat 5:40 PM588 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
HaikouSat 6:40 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PakseSat 5:40 PM747 km464 miles403 nmWest W
Ho Chi MinhSat 5:40 PM779 km484 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
MacauSat 6:40 PM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth N
Puerto PrincesaSat 6:40 PM849 km527 miles458 nmSoutheast SE
Hong KongSat 6:40 PM865 km538 miles467 nmNorth N
Baguio CitySat 6:40 PM868 km540 miles469 nmEast-northeast ENE
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