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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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' North, Longitude: 153° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.04 meters/second, 1598.6 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.4"993.24 miwest0° 10' 15.7"11.76 misouth993.54 mi
24 hours11° 09' 17.2"762.31 mieast4° 17' 36.9"295.07 misouth820.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 1:20 AM866 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 1:20 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSun 11:20 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 12:20 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 1:20 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmSouth S
Apia *Tue 1:20 AM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 12:20 AM3251 km2020 miles1756 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 1:20 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 11:20 PM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 12:20 AM3556 km2209 miles1920 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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