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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 08:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 151° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.21 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.9"941.90 miwest0° 02' 38.7"3.03 misouth942.04 mi
24 hours11° 41' 16.9"758.72 mieast1° 29' 33.9"102.68 misouth769.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 10:02 PM364 km226 miles197 nmWest W
WailukuWed 10:02 PM511 km317 miles276 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 10:02 PM657 km408 miles355 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 10:02 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 9:02 PM2751 km1710 miles1486 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoThu 12:02 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 8:02 PM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesThu 12:02 AM3625 km2253 miles1957 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoThu 9:02 PM3914 km2432 miles2114 nmSouthwest SW
UnalaskaWed 11:02 PM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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