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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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' North, Longitude: 176° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.5 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"998.18 miwest0° 10' 37.8"12.18 misouth998.44 mi
24 hours10° 59' 30.4"754.47 mieast4° 24' 17.7"302.70 misouth815.60 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 2:54 AM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 2:54 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:54 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:54 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 3:54 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 2:54 AM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 4:54 AM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 2:54 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayTue 3:54 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 4:54 AM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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