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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: 95%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' North, Longitude: 124° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.4"1001.80 miwest0° 11' 07.9"12.75 misouth1002.02 mi
24 hours11° 11' 14.3"771.05 mieast4° 33' 18.5"312.98 misouth833.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloTue 3:06 AM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 4:06 AM3224 km2004 miles1741 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 2:06 AM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmNorth N
AdamstownTue 2:06 AM3359 km2087 miles1814 nmSouth S
PhoenixTue 3:06 AM3432 km2132 miles1853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasTue 2:06 AM3603 km2239 miles1945 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiWed 12:06 AM3620 km2250 miles1955 nmWest W
San FranciscoTue 2:06 AM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmNorth N
PapeeteTue 12:06 AM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 5:06 AM3912 km2431 miles2112 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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