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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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 17' North
Longitude: 165° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 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"997.88 miwest0° 10' 36.0"12.14 misouth998.14 mi
24 hours10° 59' 24.3"754.13 mieast4° 23' 43.8"302.05 misouth815.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:08 AM1050 km653 miles567 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 2:08 AM1486 km924 miles803 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:08 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 3:08 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 4:08 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 2:08 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 2:08 AM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:08 AM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmWest W
MidwayTue 3:08 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiTue 3:08 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmSouth S
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