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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 08:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 151° 55' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.9"941.91 miwest0° 02' 38.7"3.03 misouth942.05 mi
24 hours11° 41' 16.5"758.72 mieast1° 29' 36.5"102.73 misouth769.15 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 PM336 km209 miles182 nmWest W
WailukuWed 10:02 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 10:02 PM629 km391 miles340 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 10:02 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 9:02 PM2725 km1694 miles1472 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoThu 12:02 AM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 8:02 PM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesThu 12:02 AM3649 km2267 miles1970 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoThu 9:02 PM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmSouthwest SW
UnalaskaWed 11:02 PM3938 km2447 miles2127 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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