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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, January 28, 2013 at 9:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%

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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' North, Longitude: 130° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.3 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"992.41 miWest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 miSouth992.71 mi
24 hours11° 09' 24.6"761.83 miEast4° 16' 08.7"293.36 miSouth819.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 2:46 AM3032 km1884 miles1637 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 11:46 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesMon 1:46 AM3042 km1890 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSun 11:46 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoMon 1:46 AM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 2:46 AM3308 km2056 miles1786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasMon 1:46 AM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 11:46 PM3598 km2236 miles1943 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityMon 3:46 AM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 1:46 AM3792 km2356 miles2048 nmSouth S

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