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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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 48' North
Longitude: 172° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 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' 43.2"938.53 miwest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 misouth938.55 mi
24 hours348° 16' 36.6"758.26 miwest0° 38' 23.8"44.03 misouth761.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 9:42 PM601 km374 miles325 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 10:42 PM1340 km832 miles723 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 9:42 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 9:42 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 8:42 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 9:42 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 9:42 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 7:42 PM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 11:42 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 9:42 PM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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