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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: 94%

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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 13' North, Longitude: 175° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.6"1002.68 miwest0° 11' 13.6"12.86 misouth1002.88 mi
24 hours11° 12' 12.4"772.85 mieast4° 34' 46.3"314.66 misouth835.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 1:34 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiWed 2:34 AM1015 km630 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 1:34 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 1:34 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 1:34 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 2:34 AM1568 km975 miles847 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 3:34 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 3:34 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSouth S
YarenWed 1:34 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaWed 1:34 AM2568 km1596 miles1386 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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