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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 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° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.04 meters/second, 1598.5 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.1 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 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.4"993.16 miwest0° 10' 15.7"11.75 misouth993.46 mi
24 hours11° 09' 17.3"762.25 mieast4° 17' 35.9"295.03 misouth820.86 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 AM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 1:20 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSun 11:20 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 12:20 AM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 1:20 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmSouth S
Apia *Tue 1:20 AM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 12:20 AM3273 km2033 miles1767 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 1:20 AM3403 km2114 miles1837 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 11:20 PM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 12:20 AM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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