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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 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' North, Longitude: 166° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.10 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 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' 21.2"975.39 miwest0° 08' 01.5"9.20 minorth975.14 mi
24 hours11° 07' 42.0"746.61 mieast2° 52' 42.1"197.93 minorth767.54 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 6:56 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth N
MajuroSat 6:56 PM913 km568 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 5:56 PM1230 km764 miles664 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 6:56 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 6:56 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 7:56 PM2267 km1408 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaSat 4:56 PM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 6:56 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSat 5:56 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 6:56 PM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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