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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 33' South
Longitude: 178° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.31 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' 46.3"1005.04 miwest0° 11' 36.4"13.29 misouth1005.11 mi
24 hours11° 25' 06.0"789.84 mieast4° 37' 37.0"317.94 misouth850.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 2:34 AM250 km156 miles135 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiThu 2:34 AM914 km568 miles493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiThu 3:34 AM945 km587 miles510 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaThu 2:34 AM960 km596 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 3:34 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 2:34 AM1417 km880 miles765 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 2:34 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 4:34 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaThu 2:34 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 3:34 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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