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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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 52' North
Longitude: 156° 32' 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"1004.58 miwest0° 11' 20.5"12.99 misouth1004.74 mi
24 hours11° 07' 50.1"769.01 mieast4° 36' 26.9"316.59 misouth832.29 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 AM141 km88 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 4:18 AM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 3:18 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 2:18 AM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 4:18 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 4:18 AM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 4:18 AM2688 km1670 miles1452 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 3:18 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 2:18 AM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 3:18 AM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmSouthwest SW
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