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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' North, Longitude: 133° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.36 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 09.2"0.17 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.2"982.65 miwest0° 09' 11.4"10.53 misouth982.99 mi
24 hours11° 12' 46.9"758.34 mieast3° 55' 56.8"270.28 misouth809.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokMon 12:36 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoSun 11:36 PM992 km616 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
Cebu CitySun 11:36 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest W
General SantosSun 11:36 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaMon 1:36 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmEast E
QuezonSun 11:36 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaSun 11:36 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 12:36 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth S
ManadoSun 11:36 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloSun 11:36 PM1694 km1052 miles915 nmSouthwest SW

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