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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 19:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 04' North, Longitude: 94° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.84 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 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' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.9"1003.92 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 misouth1004.10 mi
24 hours11° 14' 24.7"776.39 mieast4° 36' 44.9"316.92 misouth839.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehWed 2:46 AM281 km174 miles152 nmNorth N
MedanWed 2:46 AM426 km265 miles230 nmEast E
PematangsiantarWed 2:46 AM460 km286 miles249 nmEast E
George TownWed 3:46 AM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhuketWed 2:46 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNortheast NE
IpohWed 3:46 AM714 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hat YaiWed 2:46 AM758 km471 miles409 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 3:46 AM758 km471 miles410 nmEast E
Johor BahruWed 3:46 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast E
SingaporeWed 3:46 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast E

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