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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: 33%
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 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 13' North
Longitude: 168° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.0"999.82 miwest0° 10' 50.0"12.41 minorth999.72 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.0"757.91 mieast4° 06' 54.0"282.81 minorth805.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 5:18 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 5:18 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 5:18 PM765 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 4:18 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmWest W
Wake IslandThu 5:18 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 5:18 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 4:18 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 5:18 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 4:18 PM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Thu 3:18 PM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmWest-northwest WNW
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