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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: 76%
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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 05' North
Longitude: 139° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.9"1004.40 miwest0° 11' 18.9"12.96 misouth1004.57 mi
24 hours11° 07' 10.2"768.09 mieast4° 36' 05.2"316.18 misouth831.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:08 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 3:08 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 3:08 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownWed 5:08 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 3:08 AM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:08 AM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 3:08 AM4017 km2496 miles2169 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 5:08 AM4080 km2535 miles2203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 1:08 AM4118 km2559 miles2224 nmWest W
AlofiWed 2:08 AM4127 km2564 miles2228 nmSouthwest SW
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