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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: 73%

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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' North, Longitude: 122° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"947.36 miwest0° 03' 51.2"4.42 minorth947.18 mi
24 hours11° 32' 06.9"752.55 mieast1° 07' 26.0"77.31 minorth753.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityMon 7:30 PM410 km255 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
KaohsiungMon 7:30 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tarlac CityMon 7:30 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatMon 7:30 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesMon 7:30 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuezonMon 7:30 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaichungMon 7:30 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManilaMon 7:30 PM569 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakatiMon 7:30 PM574 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OlongapoMon 7:30 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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