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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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' North, Longitude: 107° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.81 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.9"983.66 miwest0° 09' 17.8"10.65 misouth983.99 mi
24 hours11° 12' 18.9"758.57 mieast3° 58' 09.3"272.80 misouth810.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ho Chi MinhMon 12:20 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSouthwest SW
Nha TrangMon 12:20 AM176 km109 miles95 nmEast-northeast ENE
KratiéMon 12:20 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cần ThơMon 12:20 AM284 km177 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
Phnom PenhMon 12:20 AM296 km184 miles160 nmWest W
PakseMon 12:20 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapMon 12:20 AM440 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
SihanoukvilleMon 12:20 AM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
Da NangMon 12:20 AM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth N
BattambangMon 12:20 AM499 km310 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW

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