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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 07' North, Longitude: 130° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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"0.18 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.5"982.75 miwest0° 09' 11.9"10.54 misouth983.08 mi
24 hours11° 12' 44.2"758.37 mieast3° 56' 09.5"270.52 misouth809.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokMon 12:46 AM670 km417 miles362 nmSoutheast SE
Cebu CitySun 11:46 PM765 km475 miles413 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoSun 11:46 PM785 km488 miles424 nmSouthwest SW
BacolodSun 11:46 PM854 km531 miles461 nmWest W
General SantosSun 11:46 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSun 11:46 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaSun 11:46 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoSun 11:46 PM1338 km832 miles723 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariMon 12:46 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GorontaloSun 11:46 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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