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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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' North, Longitude: 176° 28' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.11 miwest0° 10' 37.8"12.18 misouth998.38 mi
24 hours10° 59' 30.6"754.42 mieast4° 24' 18.4"302.69 misouth815.55 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 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:56 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:56 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 3:56 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 2:56 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 4:56 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 2:56 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayTue 3:56 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 4:56 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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