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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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' North, Longitude: 174° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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"998.43 miwest0° 10' 39.4"12.20 misouth998.70 mi
24 hours349° 00' 23.6"754.77 miwest4° 24' 46.8"303.25 misouth816.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:34 AM315 km196 miles170 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:34 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth S
YarenWed 3:34 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 3:34 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 3:34 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirWed 2:34 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:34 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:34 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 4:34 AM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 4:34 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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