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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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 05:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 59' North, Longitude: 177° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.38 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 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' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.1"975.94 miwest0° 08' 05.8"9.28 minorth975.70 mi
24 hours11° 07' 17.6"746.57 mieast2° 54' 33.5"200.03 minorth768.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 5:54 PM1404 km873 miles758 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 5:54 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 6:54 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmNorth N
TarawaSat 5:54 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 5:54 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluFri 7:54 PM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSat 5:54 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 5:54 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 7:54 PM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 6:54 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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