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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: 99%

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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' North, Longitude: 71° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.79 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.3"990.36 miwest0° 09' 58.8"11.43 misouth990.67 mi
24 hours11° 09' 52.2"760.81 mieast4° 12' 06.1"288.74 misouth817.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad OjedaMon 1:08 AM27 km17 miles15 nmNorthwest NW
MaracaiboMon 1:08 AM107 km67 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BarquisimetoMon 1:08 AM201 km125 miles109 nmEast E
CúcutaMon 12:38 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
OranjestadMon 1:38 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WillemstadMon 1:38 AM342 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
ValenciaMon 1:08 AM347 km215 miles187 nmEast E
BucaramangaMon 12:38 AM379 km235 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
MaracayMon 1:08 AM404 km251 miles218 nmEast E
BarranquillaMon 12:38 AM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-northwest WNW

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