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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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 18' North, Longitude: 128° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.02 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"990.88 miwest0° 09' 36.4"11.00 minorth990.71 mi
24 hours11° 36' 27.4"792.40 mieast3° 33' 18.8"244.36 minorth824.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavaoWed 5:30 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
Cagayan de OroWed 5:30 PM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW
Marawi CityWed 5:30 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosWed 5:30 PM510 km317 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
Cebu CityWed 5:30 PM519 km322 miles280 nmWest-northwest WNW
BacolodWed 5:30 PM628 km390 miles339 nmWest-northwest WNW
Iloilo CityWed 5:30 PM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokWed 6:30 PM700 km435 miles378 nmEast-southeast ESE
TernateWed 6:30 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth S
SofifiWed 6:30 PM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth S

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