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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: 93%

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 09:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 168° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.35 meters/second, 1516.9 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 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' 42.1"942.29 miwest0° 02' 45.4"3.16 misouth942.44 mi
24 hours11° 41' 02.0"758.76 mieast1° 32' 13.5"105.74 misouth769.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:12 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmEast E
MidwayWed 10:12 PM1240 km771 miles670 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 9:12 PM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 11:12 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 9:12 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmWest W
MajuroThu 9:12 PM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 9:12 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 10:12 PM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 9:12 PM3433 km2133 miles1854 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 9:12 PM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmSouthwest SW
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