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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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' North, Longitude: 171° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.52 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"942.60 miwest0° 02' 53.2"3.31 misouth942.76 mi
24 hours348° 19' 15.5"758.69 miwest1° 35' 12.4"109.14 misouth770.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 10:32 PM548 km340 miles296 nmWest W
MidwayWed 11:32 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 10:32 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 10:32 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 9:32 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 10:32 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 10:32 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 8:32 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 12:32 AM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 10:32 PM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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