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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: 69%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 66° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.96 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.0"952.56 miwest0° 04' 52.6"5.59 minorth952.35 mi
24 hours11° 26' 46.1"750.62 mieast1° 32' 54.0"106.50 minorth754.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San JuanSun 7:44 PM18 km11 miles10 nmSoutheast SE
CaguasSun 7:44 PM44 km27 miles24 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PonceSun 7:44 PM73 km46 miles40 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MayagüezSun 7:44 PM103 km64 miles56 nmWest-southwest WSW
Charlotte AmalieSun 7:44 PM141 km88 miles76 nmEast E
Cruz BaySun 7:44 PM156 km97 miles84 nmEast E
Road TownSun 7:44 PM173 km107 miles93 nmEast E
ChristianstedSun 7:44 PM188 km117 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
Punta CanaSun 7:44 PM223 km139 miles121 nmWest W
The ValleySun 7:44 PM338 km210 miles183 nmEast E

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