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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 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' North, Longitude: 170° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.54 meters/second, 1600.4 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.7"994.29 miwest0° 10' 22.4"11.88 misouth994.59 mi
24 hours348° 50' 50.3"762.96 miwest4° 19' 46.0"297.51 misouth822.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 1:46 AM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 1:46 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 1:46 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 1:46 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirTue 12:46 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest W
Baker IslandMon 1:46 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 1:46 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 12:46 AM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 2:46 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 2:46 AM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmSoutheast SE
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