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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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' North, Longitude: 171° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.19 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.5"975.53 miwest0° 08' 02.9"9.22 minorth975.28 mi
24 hours348° 52' 26.1"746.56 miwest2° 53' 19.4"198.62 minorth767.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 6:36 PM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 6:36 PM799 km497 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 6:36 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 5:36 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 6:36 PM1705 km1059 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 7:36 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandFri 6:36 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 6:36 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 5:36 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 4:36 PM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmWest W
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