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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: 100%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 58' North
Longitude: 145° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.90 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.1"979.44 miwest0° 08' 50.2"10.13 misouth979.78 mi
24 hours11° 14' 25.8"757.80 mieast3° 48' 33.8"261.85 misouth806.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMidnight Sat-Sun1577 km980 miles851 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMidnight Sun-Mon1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMidnight Sat-Sun3399 km2112 miles1835 nmSouth S
San FranciscoSun 2:00 AM3596 km2235 miles1942 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSun 2:00 AM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSat 10:00 PM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 11:00 PM3679 km2286 miles1986 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 11:00 PM3740 km2324 miles2019 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasSun 2:00 AM3998 km2484 miles2159 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 3:00 AM4017 km2496 miles2169 nmEast-northeast ENE
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