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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 04:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 50' North
Longitude: 161° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.68 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 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' 22.9"976.68 miwest0° 08' 10.5"9.37 minorth976.44 mi
24 hours11° 06' 51.3"746.63 mieast2° 56' 34.1"202.35 minorth768.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 6:44 PM905 km562 miles489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSat 6:44 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 4:44 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 5:44 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 5:44 PM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 4:44 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest W
TarawaSat 4:44 PM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 6:44 PM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 4:44 PM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 4:44 PM3470 km2156 miles1874 nmWest-northwest WNW
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