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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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 33' North, Longitude: 132° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.19 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.2"977.76 miwest0° 08' 18.4"9.52 minorth977.52 mi
24 hours11° 06' 07.9"746.63 mieast2° 59' 59.1"206.25 minorth769.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaFri 6:46 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoFri 6:46 PM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 6:46 PM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluFri 4:46 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloFri 7:46 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoFri 6:46 PM2869 km1782 miles1549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSat 4:46 PM3005 km1868 miles1623 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixFri 7:46 PM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 6:46 PM3054 km1897 miles1649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CityFri 7:46 PM3633 km2257 miles1962 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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