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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 4:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' North, Longitude: 148° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.45 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"962.63 miWest0° 06' 25.8"7.37 miNorth962.39 mi
24 hours11° 17' 26.3"747.91 miEast2° 12' 02.2"151.34 miNorth758.65 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 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 6:40 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 5:40 PM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoSat 8:40 PM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSat 4:40 PM3533 km2196 miles1908 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesSat 8:40 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSun 5:40 PM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 6:40 PM3794 km2357 miles2048 nmSouth S
Las VegasSat 8:40 PM3962 km2462 miles2139 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 9:40 PM4106 km2551 miles2217 nmEast-northeast ENE

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