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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 49' South
Longitude: 161° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 44.5"1004.95 miwest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 misouth1005.02 mi
24 hours11° 26' 07.0"790.96 mieast4° 37' 21.9"317.65 misouth851.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 3:56 AM599 km372 miles324 nmEast E
ArawaThu 1:56 AM894 km555 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 2:56 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GizoThu 2:56 AM960 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraThu 2:56 AM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 3:56 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmEast E
MajuroThu 3:56 AM1388 km862 miles749 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 1:56 AM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 2:56 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:56 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmEast-southeast ESE
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