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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: 72%

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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 163° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.0"948.59 miwest0° 04' 06.3"4.71 minorth948.40 mi
24 hours11° 30' 53.0"752.14 mieast1° 13' 38.9"84.44 minorth754.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 8:40 PM279 km174 miles151 nmEast E
PalikirMon 7:40 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 8:40 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySun 9:40 PM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaMon 6:40 PM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 8:40 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 8:40 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 8:40 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 5:40 PM2999 km1864 miles1619 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 7:40 PM3203 km1990 miles1730 nmSouth S
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