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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 9:52:00 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: 93%

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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 178° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.43 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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' 42.4"942.41 miWest0° 02' 49.3"3.23 miSouth942.55 mi
24 hours11° 40' 53.5"758.70 miEast1° 33' 40.5"107.39 miSouth769.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 10:52 PM897 km558 miles484 nmNorth N
Wake IslandThu 9:52 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest W
MajuroThu 9:52 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 11:52 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 9:52 PM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 9:52 PM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 9:52 PM2803 km1741 miles1513 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 8:52 PM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 11:52 PM3044 km1892 miles1644 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 9:52 PM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmSouth S

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