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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 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 04' North, Longitude: 172° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.37 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 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 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"1002.88 miwest0° 11' 15.0"12.88 misouth1003.08 mi
24 hours348° 47' 31.2"773.32 miwest4° 35' 05.9"315.03 misouth836.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 2:26 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 2:26 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:26 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 2:26 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 1:26 AM1579 km981 miles852 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 2:26 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 2:26 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 1:26 AM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 3:26 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 1:26 AM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth S

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