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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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' North, Longitude: 162° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.20 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.1"980.06 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 misouth980.40 mi
24 hours11° 14' 03.8"757.85 mieast3° 50' 09.0"263.65 misouth807.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 1:10 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiMon 1:10 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 11:10 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySun 12:10 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 12:10 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 11:10 PM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmWest W
TarawaSun 11:10 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 11:10 PM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 1:10 AM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 11:10 PM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmWest-northwest WNW

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