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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 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 56' North, Longitude: 166° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.45 meters/second, 1607.2 km/hour, 998.7 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 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.64 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 misouth998.90 mi
24 hours10° 59' 41.4"755.02 mieast4° 25' 09.9"303.69 misouth816.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 4:06 AM543 km337 miles293 nmEast E
YarenWed 4:06 AM829 km515 miles448 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 3:06 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest W
TarawaWed 4:06 AM963 km598 miles520 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 4:06 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmNorth N
HoniaraWed 3:06 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 4:06 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 4:06 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 2:06 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaWed 3:06 AM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth S
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