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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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 48' North
Longitude: 158° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 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' 42.8"938.57 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 misouth938.60 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.2"758.31 mieast0° 40' 38.5"46.60 misouth761.41 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 10:40 PM905 km563 miles489 nmEast E
PalikirWed 9:40 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Wed 8:40 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:40 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaWed 7:40 PM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 7:40 PM2442 km1517 miles1319 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 10:40 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 11:40 PM2609 km1621 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
NagoyaWed 7:40 PM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaWed 10:40 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmSoutheast SE
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