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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 8:30:00 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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' North, Longitude: 155° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.49 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.01 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.8"960.49 miWest0° 06' 07.7"7.03 miNorth960.25 mi
24 hours11° 19' 18.9"748.38 miEast2° 04' 24.8"142.61 miNorth757.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSun 7:30 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 6:30 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 8:30 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSun 8:30 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 8:30 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSun 5:30 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaSun 5:30 PM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSun 5:30 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 8:30 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 7:30 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmSouth S

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