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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: 84%

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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' North, Longitude: 156° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.1"997.65 miwest0° 10' 34.7"12.12 misouth997.92 mi
24 hours10° 59' 20.1"753.88 mieast4° 23' 18.3"301.56 misouth814.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:34 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 3:34 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 1:34 AM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 2:34 AM2444 km1518 miles1320 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 3:34 AM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 3:34 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 2:34 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 3:34 AM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 1:34 AM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 2:34 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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