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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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 14' North, Longitude: 168° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.16 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 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' 33.3"997.98 miwest0° 10' 36.6"12.15 misouth998.25 mi
24 hours10° 59' 26.3"754.24 mieast4° 23' 55.7"302.28 misouth815.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 2:24 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 4:24 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 3:24 AM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 4:24 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNortheast NE
TarawaWed 2:24 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 2:24 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 2:24 AM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 4:24 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:24 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:24 AM2811 km1746 miles1518 nmWest-southwest WSW
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