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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' North, Longitude: 174° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.22 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.12 miwest0° 10' 37.5"12.17 misouth998.39 mi
24 hours10° 59' 29.4"754.41 mieast4° 24' 11.9"302.59 misouth815.51 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 2:46 AM808 km502 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 2:46 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:46 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 3:46 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 2:46 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 4:46 AM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 2:46 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 4:46 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:46 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmNorth N
HonoluluTue 4:46 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
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