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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 179° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.45 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.2 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' 42.4"942.46 miwest0° 02' 50.2"3.25 misouth942.60 mi
24 hours348° 19' 08.6"758.69 miwest1° 34' 02.9"107.82 misouth769.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 11:02 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandThu 10:02 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmWest W
MajuroThu 10:02 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 10:02 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 10:02 PM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 12:02 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmEast E
YarenThu 10:02 PM2658 km1651 miles1435 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 9:02 PM2712 km1685 miles1465 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 10:02 PM3170 km1970 miles1712 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 12:02 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmSoutheast SE

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