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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 7:36:00 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: 63%

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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 168° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.72 meters/second, 1547.0 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.02 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.7"960.98 miWest0° 06' 12.0"7.11 miNorth960.74 mi
24 hours11° 18' 52.4"748.27 miEast2° 06' 13.0"144.67 miNorth757.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 7:36 PM310 km192 miles167 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroSun 7:36 PM1138 km707 miles614 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 6:36 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 7:36 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 8:36 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
YarenSun 7:36 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 7:36 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 5:36 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 7:36 PM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 6:36 PM3076 km1912 miles1661 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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