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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: 94%

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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 37' North, Longitude: 138° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.3"1003.38 miwest0° 11' 18.4"12.95 misouth1003.56 mi
24 hours11° 13' 16.2"774.63 mieast4° 35' 53.8"315.94 misouth837.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokWed 1:46 AM585 km363 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariWed 1:46 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 1:46 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 2:46 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavaoWed 12:46 AM1447 km899 miles782 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosWed 12:46 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoWed 12:46 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest W
GorontaloWed 12:46 AM1720 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 2:46 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSoutheast SE
DiliWed 1:46 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmSouthwest SW

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