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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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 32' North, Longitude: 137° 46' 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' 14.9"1000.95 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 minorth1000.87 mi
24 hours11° 02' 08.7"759.85 mieast4° 11' 12.2"287.73 minorth809.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:36 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 3:36 PM2783 km1729 miles1502 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 3:36 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 5:36 PM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesWed 5:36 PM3744 km2327 miles2022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 3:36 PM3814 km2370 miles2059 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloWed 6:36 PM3839 km2385 miles2073 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 5:36 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoThu 2:36 PM4062 km2524 miles2194 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixWed 6:36 PM4075 km2532 miles2201 nmNortheast NE
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