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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 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 161° 36' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.0"942.09 miwest0° 02' 42.7"3.11 misouth942.23 mi
24 hours11° 41' 08.3"758.71 mieast1° 31' 06.3"104.44 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 PM408 km254 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuWed 10:42 PM537 km333 miles290 nmEast E
HiloWed 10:42 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast E
MidwayWed 9:42 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 10:42 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 8:42 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 8:42 PM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 8:42 PM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:42 PM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 8:42 PM3458 km2149 miles1867 nmSouthwest SW

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