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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 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 159° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.0"942.11 miwest0° 02' 41.7"3.09 misouth942.25 mi
24 hours11° 41' 10.4"758.77 mieast1° 30' 43.8"104.02 misouth769.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 10:32 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
LihueWed 10:32 PM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth N
WailukuWed 10:32 PM289 km180 miles156 nmEast-northeast ENE
HiloWed 10:32 PM432 km269 miles233 nmEast E
KiritimatiThu 10:32 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 9:32 PM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 8:32 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 8:32 PM3506 km2179 miles1893 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 9:32 PM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 8:32 PM3577 km2223 miles1931 nmWest W
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