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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: 92%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 147° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.17 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.8"941.89 miwest0° 02' 36.9"3.00 misouth942.02 mi
24 hours11° 41' 20.6"758.77 mieast1° 28' 51.6"101.88 misouth769.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 9:42 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 9:42 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoWed 11:42 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 8:42 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesWed 11:42 PM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 11:42 PM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 12:42 AM3751 km2331 miles2026 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleWed 11:42 PM3766 km2340 miles2034 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 12:42 AM3768 km2341 miles2035 nmEast-northeast ENE
VancouverWed 11:42 PM3861 km2399 miles2085 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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