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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 60' North
Longitude: 171° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.6 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"998.51 miwest0° 10' 39.8"12.21 misouth998.77 mi
24 hours349° 00' 21.8"754.87 miwest4° 24' 55.6"303.42 misouth816.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:46 AM18 km11 miles10 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 3:46 AM651 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 3:46 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 2:46 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmWest W
Wake IslandWed 3:46 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 3:46 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 3:46 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:46 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 4:46 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 4:46 AM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmSoutheast SE
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