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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' North, Longitude: 171° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.19 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
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' 36.9"12.16 misouth998.24 mi
24 hours10° 59' 27.7"754.27 mieast4° 24' 03.1"302.40 misouth815.33 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 2:34 AM959 km596 miles518 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 4:34 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 3:34 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 2:34 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:34 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:34 AM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:34 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Wed 4:34 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:34 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:34 AM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmWest-southwest WSW

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