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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 58' North
Longitude: 168° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.42 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 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' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.57 miwest0° 10' 40.2"12.22 misouth998.83 mi
24 hours10° 59' 39.7"754.94 mieast4° 25' 02.7"303.55 misouth816.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KwajaleinWed 3:56 AM223 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 3:56 AM275 km171 miles149 nmEast E
TarawaWed 3:56 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 3:56 AM853 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 2:56 AM1166 km724 miles630 nmWest W
Wake IslandWed 3:56 AM1381 km858 miles745 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 3:56 AM1807 km1123 miles975 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 2:56 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 3:56 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 1:56 AM2721 km1690 miles1469 nmWest-northwest WNW
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