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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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' North, Longitude: 164° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.01 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"952.70 miwest0° 05' 14.0"6.00 misouth952.96 mi
24 hours11° 32' 41.5"757.78 mieast2° 29' 17.6"171.11 misouth781.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 11:52 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 10:52 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 11:52 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 11:52 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 11:52 PM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 9:52 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 12:52 AM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 11:52 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoFri 8:52 PM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 10:52 PM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmSouth S

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