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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: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' North, Longitude: 133° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.1 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 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.3"1003.44 miwest0° 11' 18.8"12.96 misouth1003.62 mi
24 hours11° 13' 23.0"774.81 mieast4° 35' 59.8"316.06 misouth837.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokWed 2:06 AM449 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariWed 2:06 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
SofifiWed 2:06 AM745 km463 miles402 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateWed 2:06 AM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoWed 1:06 AM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosWed 1:06 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoWed 1:06 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonWed 2:06 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 2:06 AM1036 km644 miles560 nmSoutheast SE
GorontaloWed 1:06 AM1223 km760 miles661 nmWest-southwest WSW

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