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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' North, Longitude: 76° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.81 meters/second, 1532.9 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 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' 36.2"952.23 miwest0° 04' 49.1"5.52 minorth952.02 mi
24 hours11° 27' 05.6"750.73 mieast1° 31' 27.0"104.84 minorth754.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstonSun 7:26 PM98 km61 miles53 nmSouthwest SW
May PenSun 7:26 PM137 km85 miles74 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de CubaSun 7:26 PM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montego BaySun 7:26 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest W
HolguínSun 7:26 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth N
CamagüeySun 7:26 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GonaïvesSun 7:26 PM375 km233 miles203 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-au-PrinceSun 7:26 PM403 km250 miles217 nmEast E
Cap-HaïtienSun 7:26 PM434 km269 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Juan de la MaguanaSun 8:26 PM519 km323 miles280 nmEast E

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