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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: 96%

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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 77° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.5 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.2"948.89 miwest0° 04' 29.7"5.15 misouth949.12 mi
24 hours11° 35' 43.5"758.15 mieast2° 12' 28.1"151.84 misouth777.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montego BayThu 10:42 PM91 km57 miles49 nmSouthwest SW
May PenThu 10:42 PM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
KingstonThu 10:42 PM133 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de CubaThu 10:42 PM190 km118 miles103 nmNortheast NE
HolguínThu 10:42 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CamagüeyThu 10:42 PM262 km163 miles142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
George Town (Cayman)Thu 10:42 PM426 km265 miles230 nmWest W
Santa ClaraThu 10:42 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
GonaïvesThu 10:42 PM490 km305 miles265 nmEast E
Port-au-PrinceThu 10:42 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast E

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