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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: 97%

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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 173° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"951.95 miwest0° 05' 05.9"5.84 misouth952.20 mi
24 hours11° 33' 17.1"757.85 mieast2° 26' 11.2"167.55 misouth781.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 11:20 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 12:20 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 10:20 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 10:20 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 10:20 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmWest W
TarawaFri 10:20 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 12:20 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 10:20 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:20 PM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:20 PM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmSouth S

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