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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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 169° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 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' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"938.54 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.57 misouth938.56 mi
24 hours348° 16' 36.4"758.26 miwest0° 38' 47.0"44.47 misouth761.17 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 9:52 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 9:52 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 10:52 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmNortheast NE
PalikirWed 8:52 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 9:52 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmSouth S
YarenWed 9:52 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 9:52 PM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 7:52 PM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW
TokyoWed 6:52 PM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluTue 11:52 PM3361 km2089 miles1815 nmEast E
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