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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 158° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.23 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.5"1000.29 miwest0° 11' 26.4"13.10 misouth1000.23 mi
24 hours11° 46' 59.9"811.90 mieast4° 27' 13.2"306.05 misouth864.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 3:58 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
FakaofoFri 2:58 AM1515 km942 miles818 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 3:58 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Fri 3:58 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 3:58 AM1797 km1117 miles971 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 2:58 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 1:58 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 1:58 AM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 2:58 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 3:58 AM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmNorth N

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