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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: 87%

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 161° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.9"938.41 miwest0° 00' 18.4"0.35 misouth938.43 mi
24 hours11° 43' 19.9"758.09 mieast0° 34' 08.0"39.14 misouth760.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueTue 9:52 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluTue 9:52 PM355 km220 miles191 nmEast E
WailukuTue 9:52 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast E
HiloTue 9:52 PM653 km406 miles353 nmEast E
MidwayTue 8:52 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 9:52 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 7:52 PM2820 km1753 miles1523 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 7:52 PM3332 km2070 miles1799 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 7:52 PM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 8:52 PM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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