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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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 04' North
Longitude: 176° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.33 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 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' 33.4"998.37 miwest0° 10' 39.0"12.20 misouth998.63 mi
24 hours349° 00' 25.0"754.70 miwest4° 24' 39.7"303.12 misouth815.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:24 AM583 km362 miles315 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:24 AM734 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 3:24 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 3:24 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 3:24 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 3:24 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 2:24 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 4:24 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 4:24 AM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 2:24 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmSouthwest SW
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