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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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 32' North, Longitude: 137° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.8"1000.96 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 minorth1000.88 mi
24 hours11° 02' 09.3"759.87 mieast4° 11' 14.5"287.78 minorth809.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:34 PM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 3:34 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 3:34 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 5:34 PM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesWed 5:34 PM3718 km2310 miles2008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 6:34 PM3802 km2363 miles2053 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 3:34 PM3847 km2390 miles2077 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoWed 5:34 PM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 6:34 PM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 5:34 PM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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