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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 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' North, Longitude: 153° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 44.5"979.74 miwest0° 08' 52.2"10.16 misouth980.08 mi
24 hours11° 14' 16.3"757.84 mieast3° 49' 14.6"262.63 misouth806.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 12:30 AM1060 km659 miles572 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiMon 12:30 AM1306 km812 miles705 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 10:30 PM2938 km1826 miles1586 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 11:30 PM3036 km1887 miles1639 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 11:30 PM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 12:30 AM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmSouth S
Apia *Mon 12:30 AM3603 km2239 miles1945 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSun 12:30 AM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 10:30 PM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 10:30 PM3947 km2453 miles2131 nmWest-southwest WSW
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