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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: 77%

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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 67° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.61 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.7"942.80 miwest0° 02' 40.1"3.06 minorth942.67 mi
24 hours11° 37' 10.7"754.63 mieast0° 38' 07.4"43.71 minorth754.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Punta CanaMon 8:36 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MayagüezMon 8:36 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth S
San JuanMon 8:36 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSoutheast SE
PonceMon 8:36 PM252 km156 miles136 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaguasMon 8:36 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Charlotte AmalieMon 8:36 PM327 km203 miles176 nmSoutheast SE
Santo DomingoMon 8:36 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
Puerto PlataMon 8:36 PM348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
Road TownMon 8:36 PM349 km217 miles188 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de los CaballerosMon 8:36 PM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-southwest WSW

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