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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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 47' North
Longitude: 162° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 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' 24.5"1004.64 miwest0° 11' 21.0"13.00 misouth1004.81 mi
24 hours11° 08' 05.3"769.36 mieast4° 36' 34.6"316.74 misouth832.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:44 AM621 km386 miles335 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 2:44 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:44 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 4:44 AM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 4:44 AM2120 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 2:44 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 3:44 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 4:44 AM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 4:44 AM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 2:44 AM2692 km1673 miles1453 nmWest W
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