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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 163° 19' 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"1004.65 miwest0° 11' 21.1"13.00 misouth1004.81 mi
24 hours11° 08' 06.5"769.38 mieast4° 36' 35.1"316.75 misouth832.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:46 AM674 km419 miles364 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 2:46 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:46 AM1604 km996 miles866 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 4:46 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 4:46 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 2:46 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 3:46 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 2:46 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 4:46 AM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 4:46 AM2707 km1682 miles1461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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