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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 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 51' North
Longitude: 68° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.5"961.37 miwest0° 06' 36.2"7.57 misouth961.68 mi
24 hours11° 26' 06.8"757.18 mieast3° 00' 06.4"206.41 misouth790.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Punta CanaFri 11:52 PM187 km116 miles101 nmNorth N
PonceFri 11:52 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
Santo DomingoFri 11:52 PM259 km161 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
CaguasFri 11:52 PM273 km170 miles147 nmNortheast NE
San JuanFri 11:52 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
ChristianstedFri 11:52 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
Charlotte AmalieFri 11:52 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago de los CaballerosFri 11:52 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
Road TownFri 11:52 PM414 km257 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto PlataFri 11:52 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
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