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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 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' North, Longitude: 157° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.47 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 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' 11.2"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.0"1003.10 miwest0° 11' 16.4"12.91 misouth1003.29 mi
24 hours11° 12' 47.9"773.87 mieast4° 35' 26.9"315.43 misouth836.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 2:26 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth N
KoloniaWed 2:26 AM344 km213 miles186 nmNorth N
YarenWed 3:26 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 2:26 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 3:26 AM1521 km945 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 3:26 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 1:26 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 1:26 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 3:26 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraWed 12:26 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmWest-southwest WSW

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