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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: 81%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 146° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.35 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.4"1000.63 miwest0° 11' 27.3"13.12 misouth1000.57 mi
24 hours11° 46' 04.5"811.09 mieast4° 27' 48.5"306.75 misouth863.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 3:38 AM885 km550 miles478 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 3:08 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 3:08 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 3:08 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 2:08 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 5:08 AM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 3:08 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 2:08 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 3:08 AM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 1:08 AM3394 km2109 miles1833 nmWest W
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