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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: 80%

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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 172° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.5"940.76 miwest0° 01' 53.9"2.18 minorth940.67 mi
24 hours348° 20' 17.5"755.85 miwest0° 19' 13.8"22.05 minorth755.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 8:52 PM637 km396 miles344 nmWest W
MidwayMon 9:52 PM1329 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
MajuroTue 8:52 PM1483 km922 miles801 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 8:52 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 7:52 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmSouthwest SW
YarenTue 8:52 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 8:52 PM2540 km1578 miles1372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 6:52 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 10:52 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 8:52 PM3289 km2043 miles1776 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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