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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 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' North, Longitude: 138° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.83 meters/second, 1518.6 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"943.30 miwest0° 03' 06.3"3.56 misouth943.46 mi
24 hours11° 40' 11.8"758.65 mieast1° 40' 21.4"115.05 misouth771.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 10:52 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaThu 10:52 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 9:52 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoThu 9:52 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuThu 9:52 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth N
OsakaThu 9:52 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth N
KobeThu 9:52 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNorth N
ShizuokaThu 9:52 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth N
KyotoThu 9:52 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth N
NagoyaThu 9:52 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
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