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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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 52' North
Longitude: 162° 46' 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' 59.1"962.16 miwest0° 06' 21.3"7.29 minorth961.92 mi
24 hours11° 17' 54.1"748.08 mieast2° 10' 09.4"149.20 minorth758.43 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 PM714 km444 miles385 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 7:36 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 6:36 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 5:36 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 5:36 PM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 6:36 PM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 5:36 PM3157 km1961 miles1704 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 5:36 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 5:36 PM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 7:36 PM3536 km2197 miles1909 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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