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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 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 24' North, Longitude: 121° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 meters/second, 1615.3 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.8"1003.60 miwest0° 11' 20.0"12.98 misouth1003.78 mi
24 hours11° 13' 42.0"775.31 mieast4° 36' 15.3"316.35 misouth838.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloWed 1:56 AM375 km233 miles203 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Zamboanga CityWed 1:56 AM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoWed 1:56 AM451 km280 miles244 nmEast-southeast ESE
PaluWed 1:56 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
General SantosWed 1:56 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
Marawi CityWed 1:56 AM610 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SamarindaWed 1:56 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoWed 1:56 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
Kota KinabaluWed 1:56 AM641 km399 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cagayan de OroWed 1:56 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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