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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: 43%
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 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 24' North
Longitude: 173° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 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"989.45 miwest0° 09' 36.7"11.01 minorth989.26 mi
24 hours348° 59' 20.8"749.22 miwest3° 33' 57.0"245.13 minorth783.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 5:44 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 5:44 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 5:44 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 5:44 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 5:44 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 4:44 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 5:44 PM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 6:44 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 4:44 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 6:44 PM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmSoutheast SE
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