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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 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' North, Longitude: 136° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.29 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"982.51 miwest0° 09' 10.5"10.51 misouth982.84 mi
24 hours11° 12' 51.0"758.31 mieast3° 55' 37.7"269.91 misouth809.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokMon 12:20 AM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaMon 1:20 AM888 km552 miles480 nmEast E
DavaoSun 11:20 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosSun 11:20 PM1431 km889 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariMon 12:20 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 12:20 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuezonSun 11:20 PM1714 km1065 miles926 nmWest W
ManilaSun 11:20 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
ManadoSun 11:20 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloSun 11:20 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmSouthwest SW

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