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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 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 55' North
Longitude: 111° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.09 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"943.96 miwest0° 03' 16.9"3.76 misouth944.13 mi
24 hours11° 39' 43.6"758.66 mieast1° 44' 27.2"119.75 misouth772.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouThu 10:42 PM105 km65 miles57 nmWest W
MacauThu 10:42 PM342 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
FoshanThu 10:42 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hong KongThu 10:42 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
KowloonThu 10:42 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouThu 10:42 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenThu 10:42 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNortheast NE
NanningThu 10:42 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
Hai PhongThu 9:42 PM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
Da NangThu 9:42 PM538 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
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