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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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 55' North
Longitude: 171° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.49 meters/second, 1571.4 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.3"976.27 miwest0° 08' 07.6"9.31 minorth976.03 mi
24 hours11° 07' 07.3"746.62 mieast2° 55' 20.7"200.95 minorth768.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 5:26 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 7:26 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayFri 6:26 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 5:26 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 7:26 PM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 5:26 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 5:26 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 6:26 PM2576 km1600 miles1391 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 5:26 PM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 5:26 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmWest-southwest WSW
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