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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: 42%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 53' North, Longitude: 140° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.0"991.04 miwest0° 09' 47.3"11.21 minorth990.85 mi
24 hours11° 00' 15.4"749.97 mieast3° 38' 38.1"250.49 minorth786.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:34 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 4:34 PM2222 km1380 miles1200 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 4:34 PM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesThu 6:34 PM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoThu 6:34 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 7:34 PM3763 km2338 miles2032 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 6:34 PM3892 km2418 miles2102 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 7:34 PM3928 km2441 miles2121 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 3:34 PM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 4:34 PM4020 km2498 miles2171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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