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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 = Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 9:40:00 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: 80%

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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 161° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.60 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 58.7"940.53 miWest0° 01' 49.5"2.09 miNorth940.44 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.9"755.90 miEast0° 17' 25.9"19.99 miNorth755.44 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 9:40 PM580 km361 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirTue 8:40 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 9:40 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 7:40 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayMon 10:40 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 9:40 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 9:40 PM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoTue 6:40 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 6:40 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 9:40 PM3305 km2054 miles1785 nmSoutheast SE

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