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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 8:42:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 161° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.29 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 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' 02.7"0.05 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.0"942.08 miWest0° 02' 42.6"3.11 miSouth942.22 mi
24 hours11° 41' 08.6"758.71 miEast1° 31' 03.7"104.40 miSouth769.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 10:42 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuWed 10:42 PM508 km316 miles275 nmEast E
HiloWed 10:42 PM656 km408 miles354 nmEast E
MidwayWed 9:42 PM1853 km1151 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 10:42 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 8:42 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 8:42 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 8:42 PM3353 km2084 miles1811 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:42 PM3445 km2141 miles1860 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 8:42 PM3481 km2163 miles1880 nmWest-southwest WSW

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