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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' North, Longitude: 160° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 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 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.8"1004.62 miwest0° 11' 20.8"13.00 misouth1004.78 mi
24 hours11° 07' 59.5"769.22 mieast4° 36' 31.7"316.68 misouth832.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:34 AM358 km223 miles194 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 3:34 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 2:34 AM1810 km1125 miles978 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 4:34 AM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 4:34 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 4:34 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 2:34 AM2584 km1606 miles1396 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 3:34 AM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 4:34 AM2660 km1653 miles1437 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 2:34 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmWest W
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