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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 10:02:00 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 155° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.57 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 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' 58.3"940.46 miWest0° 01' 47.3"2.05 miNorth940.37 mi
24 hours11° 40' 00.6"755.95 miEast0° 16' 35.3"19.02 miNorth755.50 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 10:02 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmEast E
HagåtñaTue 8:02 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 9:02 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 10:02 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaTue 7:02 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoTue 7:02 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaTue 7:02 PM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaTue 7:02 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoTue 7:02 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmNorthwest NW
KobeTue 7:02 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNorthwest NW

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