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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 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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' North, Longitude: 77° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.70 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.6"965.51 miwest0° 06' 48.5"7.80 minorth965.27 mi
24 hours11° 15' 04.3"747.45 mieast2° 21' 37.4"162.33 minorth760.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
May PenSat 6:44 PM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth N
KingstonSat 6:44 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montego BaySat 6:44 PM253 km157 miles137 nmNorth N
Santiago de CubaSat 6:44 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HolguínSat 6:44 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
George Town (Cayman)Sat 6:44 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
CamagüeySat 6:44 PM574 km356 miles310 nmNorth N
Port-au-PrinceSat 6:44 PM606 km377 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
GonaïvesSat 6:44 PM623 km387 miles336 nmNortheast NE
BarranquillaSat 6:44 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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