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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: 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 110° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.74 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.0"958.79 miwest0° 05' 52.9"6.74 minorth958.55 mi
24 hours11° 20' 50.5"748.79 mieast1° 58' 09.6"135.44 minorth756.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Da NangSun 6:36 PM272 km169 miles147 nmSouthwest SW
HaikouSun 7:36 PM284 km177 miles153 nmNorth N
HuếSun 6:36 PM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hai PhongSun 6:36 PM535 km332 miles289 nmNorthwest NW
PakseSun 6:36 PM548 km340 miles296 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nha TrangSun 6:36 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SavannakhetSun 6:36 PM601 km373 miles324 nmWest W
HanoiSun 6:36 PM612 km380 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
MacauSun 7:36 PM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NanningSun 7:36 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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