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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: 88%

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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' South, Longitude: 172° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.32 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.0"1005.07 miwest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 misouth1005.14 mi
24 hours11° 24' 47.1"789.48 mieast4° 37' 41.1"318.02 misouth850.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 3:08 AM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 2:08 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:08 AM991 km616 miles535 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 2:08 AM1295 km804 miles699 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 4:08 AM1480 km919 miles799 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 2:08 AM1649 km1024 miles890 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 4:08 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmEast E
MajuroThu 2:08 AM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 3:08 AM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmSouth S
SuvaThu 2:08 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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