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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 26' North, Longitude: 123° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.9"1003.57 miwest0° 11' 19.7"12.97 misouth1003.75 mi
24 hours11° 13' 37.8"775.20 mieast4° 36' 12.0"316.29 misouth838.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManadoWed 1:46 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
General SantosWed 1:46 AM326 km202 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GorontaloWed 1:46 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zamboanga CityWed 1:46 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DavaoWed 1:46 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TernateWed 2:46 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiWed 2:46 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
Marawi CityWed 1:46 AM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
Cagayan de OroWed 1:46 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorth N
PaluWed 1:46 AM661 km410 miles357 nmSouthwest SW
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