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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 57' North, Longitude: 147° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 44.2"979.46 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.14 misouth979.80 mi
24 hours11° 14' 22.9"757.76 mieast3° 48' 45.8"262.06 misouth806.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 12:10 AM1399 km870 miles756 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 12:10 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 12:10 AM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 10:10 PM3446 km2141 miles1861 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 11:10 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 11:10 PM3563 km2214 miles1924 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSun 2:10 AM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSun 2:10 AM3806 km2365 miles2055 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Mon 12:10 AM3957 km2459 miles2137 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSun 12:10 AM3995 km2482 miles2157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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