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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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 12' North, Longitude: 171° 54' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.06 miwest0° 10' 37.1"12.16 misouth998.33 mi
24 hours10° 59' 28.0"754.33 mieast4° 24' 04.5"302.45 misouth815.40 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 2:36 AM927 km576 miles501 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 4:36 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaWed 2:36 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:36 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 2:36 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:36 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:36 AM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Wed 4:36 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:36 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:36 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-southwest WSW
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