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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 162° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.60 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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"0.06 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"942.79 miWest0° 02' 56.9"3.38 miSouth942.95 mi
24 hours11° 40' 35.6"758.68 miEast1° 36' 39.1"110.80 miSouth770.47 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 11:12 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast E
PalikirThu 10:12 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 11:12 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 9:12 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 12:12 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenThu 11:12 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 11:12 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoThu 8:12 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 11:12 PM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 10:12 PM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmSouth S

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