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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: 52%

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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' North, Longitude: 159° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.71 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.0"976.76 miwest0° 08' 11.0"9.38 minorth976.52 mi
24 hours11° 06' 48.4"746.64 mieast2° 56' 48.2"202.62 minorth768.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 6:36 PM845 km525 miles457 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSat 6:36 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 4:36 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 5:36 PM2455 km1525 miles1325 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 5:36 PM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 4:36 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmWest W
TarawaSat 4:36 PM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 6:36 PM3350 km2081 miles1809 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 4:36 PM3421 km2126 miles1847 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 6:36 PM3629 km2255 miles1960 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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