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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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 33' North
Longitude: 174° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.69 meters/second, 1532.5 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"952.03 miwest0° 05' 06.0"5.85 misouth952.29 mi
24 hours11° 33' 16.4"757.90 mieast2° 26' 15.1"167.64 misouth781.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 11:22 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 12:22 AM1727 km1073 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE
Wake IslandFri 10:22 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
MajuroFri 10:22 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:22 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 10:22 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 12:22 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 10:22 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:22 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:22 PM3104 km1928 miles1676 nmSouth S
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