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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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 06' North
Longitude: 166° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"942.77 miwest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 misouth942.92 mi
24 hours11° 40' 39.8"758.73 mieast1° 35' 57.0"110.00 misouth770.39 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 10:52 PM97 km60 miles52 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 10:52 PM1505 km935 miles812 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 9:52 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 11:52 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 10:52 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 10:52 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 8:52 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 10:52 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoThu 7:52 PM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 9:52 PM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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