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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 18, 2013 at 5:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 43%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' North, Longitude: 175° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.49 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"989.46 miWest0° 09' 37.3"11.02 miNorth989.27 mi
24 hours348° 59' 22.0"749.20 miWest3° 34' 10.5"245.37 miNorth783.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 5:36 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 5:36 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 5:36 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 5:36 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 5:36 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 4:36 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmWest W
MidwayThu 6:36 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 5:36 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 6:36 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 4:36 PM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmSouthwest SW

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