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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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' North, Longitude: 169° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 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"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"1002.91 miwest0° 11' 15.2"12.89 misouth1003.11 mi
24 hours348° 47' 28.4"773.40 miwest4° 35' 09.1"315.09 misouth836.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 2:36 AM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 2:36 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 2:36 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 1:36 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 2:36 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 2:36 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiWed 2:36 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 1:36 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaWed 1:36 AM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 3:36 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmSoutheast SE

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