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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 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' North, Longitude: 169° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.14 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.4"975.42 miwest0° 08' 02.2"9.21 minorth975.18 mi
24 hours348° 52' 21.8"746.56 miwest2° 52' 59.8"198.25 minorth767.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 6:46 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 6:46 PM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 5:46 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 6:46 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 6:46 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 7:46 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 6:46 PM2207 km1372 miles1192 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 4:46 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 6:46 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 5:46 PM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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