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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: 94%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 13:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 123° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.97 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.6"943.62 miwest0° 03' 12.0"3.67 misouth943.78 mi
24 hours11° 39' 56.8"758.62 mieast1° 42' 34.3"117.58 misouth771.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungThu 9:52 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CityThu 9:52 PM511 km317 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
TaichungThu 9:52 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tarlac CityThu 9:52 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouthwest SW
HsinchuThu 9:52 PM606 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiThu 9:52 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Taoyuan CityThu 9:52 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MabalacatThu 9:52 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesThu 9:52 PM627 km390 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuezonThu 9:52 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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