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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' North, Longitude: 162° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.21 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.2"962.10 miwest0° 06' 21.4"7.29 minorth961.86 mi
24 hours11° 17' 53.6"748.02 mieast2° 10' 11.6"149.23 minorth758.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 7:36 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 7:36 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 6:36 PM1977 km1228 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 5:36 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 5:36 PM3055 km1898 miles1649 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 6:36 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 5:36 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 5:36 PM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 5:36 PM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 7:36 PM3545 km2202 miles1914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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