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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 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' North, Longitude: 111° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.10 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.2"973.08 miwest0° 07' 45.7"8.89 minorth972.83 mi
24 hours11° 09' 14.1"746.60 mieast2° 45' 54.7"190.13 minorth765.60 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 5:44 PM363 km225 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
Da NangSat 5:44 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếSat 5:44 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-northwest WNW
HaikouSat 6:44 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth N
PakseSat 5:44 PM614 km381 miles331 nmWest W
Ho Chi MinhSat 5:44 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
SavannakhetSat 5:44 PM753 km468 miles407 nmWest-northwest WNW
Phnom PenhSat 5:44 PM787 km489 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cần ThơSat 5:44 PM801 km498 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
Siem ReapSat 5:44 PM834 km518 miles450 nmWest W

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