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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: 99%

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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' North, Longitude: 64° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.79 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.3"961.23 miwest0° 06' 35.1"7.55 misouth961.54 mi
24 hours11° 26' 12.7"757.19 mieast2° 59' 40.8"205.92 misouth790.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChristianstedFri 11:38 PM97 km60 miles52 nmNorth N
Cruz BayFri 11:38 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
Charlotte AmalieFri 11:38 PM164 km102 miles89 nmNorth N
Road TownFri 11:38 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth N
The Bottom (Saba)Fri 11:38 PM182 km113 miles98 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaguasFri 11:38 PM201 km125 miles109 nmNorthwest NW
MarigotFri 11:38 PM223 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
PhilipsburgFri 11:38 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNortheast NE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 11:38 PM224 km139 miles121 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JuanFri 11:38 PM226 km141 miles122 nmNorthwest NW
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