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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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' North, Longitude: 168° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.40 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.1"1002.94 miwest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 misouth1003.14 mi
24 hours11° 12' 34.1"773.48 mieast4° 35' 12.0"315.15 misouth836.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 2:44 AM494 km307 miles266 nmNortheast NE
YarenWed 2:44 AM517 km322 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 2:44 AM622 km386 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 1:44 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandWed 2:44 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
HoniaraWed 1:44 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 2:44 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 2:44 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 1:44 AM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmSouth S
SuvaWed 2:44 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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