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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: 31%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' North, Longitude: 125° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.58 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.0"1001.19 miwest0° 11' 01.2"12.62 minorth1001.11 mi
24 hours11° 02' 22.8"760.32 mieast4° 12' 08.8"288.81 minorth810.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 5:46 PM3044 km1891 miles1643 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesWed 4:46 PM3264 km2028 miles1763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:46 PM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 4:46 PM3403 km2115 miles1838 nmSouth S
PhoenixWed 5:46 PM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiThu 2:46 PM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmWest W
Las VegasWed 4:46 PM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 4:46 PM3601 km2238 miles1944 nmNorth N
PapeeteWed 2:46 PM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 2:46 PM3895 km2420 miles2103 nmWest-northwest WNW
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