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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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' North, Longitude: 171° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 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"998.42 miwest0° 10' 39.6"12.21 misouth998.68 mi
24 hours349° 00' 22.2"754.79 miwest4° 24' 53.3"303.35 misouth816.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:44 AM79 km49 miles42 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaWed 3:44 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth S
YarenWed 3:44 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:44 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 3:44 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 2:44 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:44 AM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:44 AM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 4:44 AM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 4:44 AM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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