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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 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 55' North
Longitude: 151° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 25.2"1004.53 miwest0° 11' 20.0"12.98 misouth1004.70 mi
24 hours11° 07' 38.5"768.74 mieast4° 36' 20.8"316.48 misouth832.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:58 AM638 km397 miles345 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 3:58 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteWed 3:58 AM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 2:58 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 1:58 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 3:58 AM2814 km1748 miles1519 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 3:58 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 2:58 AM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 1:58 AM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 2:58 AM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmSouthwest SW
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