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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: 54%

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 08:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' North, Longitude: 142° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.67 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.0"974.35 miwest0° 07' 54.7"9.07 minorth974.10 mi
24 hours11° 08' 21.3"746.57 mieast2° 49' 46.5"194.56 minorth766.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSat 6:36 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanSat 6:36 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokSat 5:36 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 7:36 PM1873 km1164 miles1012 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 5:36 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 5:36 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManilaSat 4:36 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmWest W
YokohamaSat 5:36 PM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth N
OsakaSat 5:36 PM2367 km1470 miles1278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeSat 5:36 PM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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