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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: 83%

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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' North, Longitude: 154° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.87 miwest0° 10' 42.3"12.26 misouth999.13 mi
24 hours10° 59' 49.6"755.36 mieast4° 25' 44.2"304.33 misouth816.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 3:56 AM412 km256 miles222 nmEast E
KoloniaWed 3:56 AM417 km259 miles225 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 2:56 AM1294 km804 miles698 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 4:56 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 1:56 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 4:56 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast E
HoniaraWed 3:56 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 4:56 AM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyWed 2:56 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 4:56 AM2144 km1332 miles1157 nmEast-southeast ESE
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