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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: 98%

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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' North, Longitude: 131° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"992.49 miwest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 misouth992.79 mi
24 hours11° 09' 24.5"761.89 mieast4° 16' 09.8"293.41 misouth820.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:46 PM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 2:46 AM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesMon 1:46 AM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSun 11:46 PM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoMon 1:46 AM3285 km2041 miles1773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 2:46 AM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasMon 1:46 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 11:46 PM3581 km2225 miles1934 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityMon 3:46 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 1:46 AM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmSouth S
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