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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 156° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.10 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 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' 25.0"1004.51 miwest0° 11' 20.5"12.99 misouth1004.67 mi
24 hours11° 07' 49.5"768.94 mieast4° 36' 26.6"316.57 misouth832.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:18 AM162 km101 miles87 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 4:18 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 3:18 AM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 2:18 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 4:18 AM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 4:18 AM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 4:18 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 3:18 AM2848 km1769 miles1538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 2:18 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 3:18 AM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmSouthwest SW
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