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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 177° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"938.44 miwest0° 00' 25.1"0.48 misouth938.46 mi
24 hours11° 43' 22.3"758.16 mieast0° 36' 48.3"42.20 misouth760.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 10:02 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 9:02 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmWest W
MajuroWed 9:02 PM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 11:02 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmEast E
Baker IslandTue 9:02 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 9:02 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 9:02 PM2883 km1791 miles1557 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 8:02 PM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:02 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiWed 9:02 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmSouth S
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