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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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 53' North
Longitude: 141° 16' 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"991.02 miwest0° 09' 47.2"11.21 minorth990.84 mi
24 hours11° 00' 15.5"749.96 mieast3° 38' 35.2"250.43 minorth786.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:36 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 4:36 PM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 4:36 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesThu 6:36 PM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoThu 6:36 PM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 7:36 PM3804 km2364 miles2054 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 6:36 PM3924 km2438 miles2119 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 3:36 PM3944 km2451 miles2130 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixThu 7:36 PM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 4:36 PM3993 km2481 miles2156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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