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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: 80%
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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 22' South
Longitude: 177° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.5"999.78 miwest0° 11' 24.5"13.07 misouth999.71 mi
24 hours348° 11' 05.8"813.73 miwest4° 25' 58.7"304.66 misouth865.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:36 AM381 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 3:36 AM884 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 3:36 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 4:36 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 3:36 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 3:36 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 5:36 AM1477 km917 miles797 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 3:36 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 2:36 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 4:36 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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