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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: 62%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' North, Longitude: 149° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.44 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"962.69 miwest0° 06' 25.7"7.37 minorth962.44 mi
24 hours11° 17' 26.9"747.97 mieast2° 12' 00.0"151.31 minorth758.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 6:40 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 6:40 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 5:40 PM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoSat 8:40 PM3503 km2177 miles1892 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSat 4:40 PM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesSat 8:40 PM3633 km2257 miles1961 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSun 5:40 PM3773 km2344 miles2037 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 6:40 PM3794 km2357 miles2048 nmSouth S
Las VegasSat 8:40 PM3984 km2475 miles2151 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 9:40 PM4131 km2567 miles2230 nmEast-northeast ENE
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