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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 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° 03' 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"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.05 miwest0° 10' 37.5"12.17 misouth998.31 mi
24 hours10° 59' 29.3"754.35 mieast4° 24' 11.2"302.55 misouth815.44 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 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 2:46 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:46 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 3:46 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 2:46 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 4:46 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 2:46 AM2280 km1416 miles1231 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 4:46 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 4:46 AM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 3:46 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNorth N
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