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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: 88%

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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 153° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.70 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.52 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 misouth938.56 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.3"758.28 mieast0° 41' 26.9"47.52 misouth761.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 9:02 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 9:02 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 11:02 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast E
PalikirWed 10:02 PM1629 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaWed 8:02 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 8:02 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaWed 8:02 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaWed 8:02 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoWed 8:02 PM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmNorthwest NW
KobeWed 8:02 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorthwest NW

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