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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 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 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: 152° 49' 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' 36.8"0.70 misouth938.56 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.3"758.28 mieast0° 41' 29.6"47.57 misouth761.48 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 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 9:02 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 11:02 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmEast E
PalikirWed 10:02 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaWed 8:02 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 8:02 PM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaWed 8:02 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaWed 8:02 PM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoWed 8:02 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorthwest NW
KobeWed 8:02 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorthwest NW

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