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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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' North, Longitude: 173° 34' 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"998.45 miwest0° 10' 39.4"12.21 misouth998.71 mi
24 hours349° 00' 23.2"754.79 miwest4° 24' 48.3"303.28 misouth816.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:36 AM262 km163 miles141 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:36 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth S
YarenWed 3:36 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 3:36 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 3:36 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirWed 2:36 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:36 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:36 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 4:36 AM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 4:36 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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