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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 149° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.52 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.4 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"0.03 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"940.36 miwest0° 01' 44.6"2.00 minorth940.28 mi
24 hours11° 40' 07.9"756.01 mieast0° 15' 30.7"17.79 minorth755.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 8:30 PM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaTue 8:30 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 9:30 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandTue 10:30 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast E
YokohamaTue 7:30 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiTue 7:30 PM1901 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 7:30 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaTue 7:30 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaTue 7:30 PM1921 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuTue 7:30 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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