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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: 32%

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 02:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' North, Longitude: 144° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.5"1000.75 miwest0° 10' 58.1"12.56 minorth1000.68 mi
24 hours11° 02' 01.8"759.56 mieast4° 10' 42.5"287.15 minorth808.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:02 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:02 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 4:02 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 4:02 PM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 3:02 PM3440 km2137 miles1857 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 2:02 PM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 6:02 PM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 4:02 PM3741 km2325 miles2020 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 3:02 PM3934 km2445 miles2124 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesWed 6:02 PM4123 km2562 miles2226 nmNortheast NE

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