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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 11' North, Longitude: 177° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.5"1002.72 miwest0° 11' 13.9"12.86 misouth1002.92 mi
24 hours11° 12' 15.7"772.95 mieast4° 34' 50.4"314.73 misouth835.90 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 1:46 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 1:46 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 1:46 AM1249 km776 miles675 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 1:46 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 2:46 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 1:46 AM1766 km1098 miles954 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 3:46 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 3:46 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 1:46 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 1:46 AM2502 km1554 miles1351 nmSouth S
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