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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' North, Longitude: 123° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.96 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"15.99 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.1"959.30 miwest0° 05' 57.4"6.83 minorth959.06 mi
24 hours11° 20' 23.0"748.66 mieast2° 00' 03.0"137.61 minorth757.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CitySun 6:40 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tarlac CitySun 6:40 PM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonSun 6:40 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSouthwest SW
MabalacatSun 6:40 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
AngelesSun 6:40 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaSun 6:40 PM434 km270 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiSun 6:40 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
OlongapoSun 6:40 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
KaohsiungSun 6:40 PM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BacolodSun 6:40 PM751 km466 miles405 nmSouth S

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