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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 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' North, Longitude: 139° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.46 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1000.9 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' 15.0"1000.92 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 minorth1000.84 mi
24 hours11° 02' 07.1"759.80 mieast4° 11' 05.4"287.60 minorth809.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:42 PM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 3:42 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 3:42 PM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 5:42 PM3529 km2193 miles1905 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 3:42 PM3718 km2310 miles2007 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesWed 5:42 PM3825 km2377 miles2065 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoThu 2:42 PM3916 km2434 miles2115 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloWed 6:42 PM3951 km2455 miles2133 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 5:42 PM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 6:42 PM4173 km2593 miles2253 nmNortheast NE
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