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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM
This phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 15:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' North, Longitude: 127° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.70 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.95 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 11.0"956.48 miwest0° 04' 39.3"5.33 minorth956.29 mi
24 hours11° 56' 26.4"787.55 mieast1° 26' 14.2"98.85 minorth790.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CitySun 11:16 PM762 km473 miles411 nmWest W
QuezonSun 11:16 PM773 km480 miles417 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 11:16 PM783 km486 miles423 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakatiSun 11:16 PM784 km487 miles423 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CitySun 11:16 PM902 km560 miles487 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BacolodSun 11:16 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
KaohsiungSun 11:16 PM966 km600 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
TaipeiSun 11:16 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorthwest NW
DavaoSun 11:16 PM1182 km734 miles638 nmSouth S
XiamenSun 11:16 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorthwest NW

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