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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: 98%

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 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' North, Longitude: 128° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.8"995.58 miwest0° 10' 30.1"12.03 misouth995.86 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.2"763.86 mieast4° 22' 11.3"300.27 misouth823.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavaoTue 12:38 AM388 km241 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosTue 12:38 AM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroTue 12:38 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest W
Marawi CityTue 12:38 AM519 km322 miles280 nmWest W
Cebu CityTue 12:38 AM614 km381 miles331 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokTue 1:38 AM623 km387 miles337 nmEast E
BacolodTue 12:38 AM724 km450 miles391 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateTue 1:38 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SofifiTue 1:38 AM821 km510 miles443 nmSouth S
ManadoTue 12:38 AM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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