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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 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 21' North
Longitude: 159° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.05 meters/second, 1605.8 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"997.73 miwest0° 10' 35.1"12.12 misouth998.00 mi
24 hours10° 59' 21.5"753.97 mieast4° 23' 27.2"301.74 misouth814.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:46 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 3:46 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 1:46 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 2:46 AM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 3:46 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 1:46 AM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 2:46 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 3:46 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 1:46 AM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmWest W
AlofiTue 2:46 AM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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