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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: 95%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' North, Longitude: 137° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.3"1002.09 miwest0° 11' 09.3"12.78 misouth1002.31 mi
24 hours11° 11' 27.2"771.53 mieast4° 33' 41.0"313.43 misouth834.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:56 AM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 12:56 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 12:56 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownTue 2:56 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesTue 2:56 AM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaTue 12:56 AM3797 km2359 miles2050 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloTue 3:56 AM3847 km2390 miles2077 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 2:56 AM3948 km2453 miles2132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 3:56 AM4098 km2546 miles2213 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoTue 11:56 PM4105 km2551 miles2216 nmWest-southwest WSW
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