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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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' North, Longitude: 176° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.25 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"998.19 miwest0° 10' 37.8"12.18 misouth998.45 mi
24 hours10° 59' 30.8"754.48 mieast4° 24' 19.3"302.73 misouth815.62 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 2:56 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 2:56 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:56 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:56 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 3:56 AM1926 km1196 miles1040 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 2:56 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 4:56 AM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 2:56 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayTue 3:56 AM2333 km1449 miles1260 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 4:56 AM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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