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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 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' North, Longitude: 169° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.32 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"980.33 miwest0° 08' 56.5"10.24 misouth980.67 mi
24 hours11° 13' 55.6"757.90 mieast3° 50' 45.1"264.34 misouth807.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 1:38 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSat 11:38 PM1597 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 1:38 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 12:38 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSun 11:38 PM2225 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 11:38 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:38 AM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 11:38 PM2672 km1660 miles1442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 11:38 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 1:38 AM2951 km1833 miles1593 nmSouth S
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