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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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 109° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.72 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 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' 51.9"958.75 miwest0° 05' 52.6"6.74 minorth958.52 mi
24 hours11° 20' 52.5"748.80 mieast1° 58' 01.4"135.29 minorth756.80 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 6:40 PM197 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
HuếSun 6:40 PM219 km136 miles118 nmWest-southwest WSW
HaikouSun 7:40 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PakseSun 6:40 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
Hai PhongSun 6:40 PM467 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
SavannakhetSun 6:40 PM500 km310 miles270 nmWest W
HanoiSun 6:40 PM538 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangSun 6:40 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth S
NanningSun 7:40 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth N
Xam NeuaSun 6:40 PM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-northwest WNW

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