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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' North, Longitude: 70° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.50 meters/second, 1571.4 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.9"976.24 miwest0° 08' 29.3"9.73 misouth976.58 mi
24 hours11° 16' 10.2"757.35 mieast3° 41' 10.9"253.39 misouth803.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadSun 12:48 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSouth S
WillemstadSun 12:48 AM213 km133 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaiboSun 12:18 AM374 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoSun 12:18 AM413 km257 miles223 nmSouth S
ValenciaSun 12:18 AM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaySun 12:18 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
CaracasSun 12:18 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
Santo DomingoSun 12:48 AM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
Punta CanaSun 12:48 AM561 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MayagüezSun 12:48 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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