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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 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' North, Longitude: 159° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.97 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.9"975.04 miwest0° 07' 59.5"9.16 minorth974.79 mi
24 hours11° 07' 53.4"746.56 mieast2° 51' 51.0"196.94 minorth767.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 6:26 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 7:26 PM928 km577 miles501 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 7:26 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaSat 5:26 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest W
YarenSat 7:26 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 7:26 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSat 6:26 PM2612 km1623 miles1411 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 8:26 PM2831 km1759 miles1528 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokSat 4:26 PM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 5:26 PM2959 km1838 miles1598 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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