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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: 85%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' North, Longitude: 142° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.0"997.25 miwest0° 10' 32.2"12.07 misouth997.52 mi
24 hours10° 59' 13.6"753.45 mieast4° 22' 32.3"300.69 misouth814.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 2:34 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 2:34 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 2:34 AM2888 km1794 miles1559 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 1:34 AM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 2:34 AM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesTue 4:34 AM3835 km2383 miles2071 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 4:34 AM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 12:34 AM3877 km2409 miles2094 nmWest W
San FranciscoTue 4:34 AM3900 km2424 miles2106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Wed 2:34 AM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmSouthwest SW
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