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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 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' North, Longitude: 156° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 16.3"1000.58 miwest0° 10' 56.1"12.52 minorth1000.49 mi
24 hours11° 01' 48.8"759.17 mieast4° 09' 45.1"286.07 minorth808.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:52 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 4:52 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 2:52 PM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 3:52 PM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 4:52 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 4:52 PM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 4:52 PM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 3:52 PM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 2:52 PM3155 km1960 miles1704 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 3:52 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmNorthwest NW
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