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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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 21' North
Longitude: 159° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 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' 33.2"997.72 miwest0° 10' 35.1"12.12 misouth997.99 mi
24 hours10° 59' 21.3"753.95 mieast4° 23' 25.8"301.71 misouth814.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:44 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 3:44 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 1:44 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 2:44 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 3:44 AM2719 km1690 miles1468 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 3:44 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 1:44 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 2:44 AM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaWed 1:44 AM3144 km1953 miles1697 nmWest W
AlofiTue 2:44 AM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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