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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 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 42' North
Longitude: 168° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.3"1004.70 miwest0° 11' 21.5"13.01 misouth1004.86 mi
24 hours11° 08' 19.6"769.68 mieast4° 36' 41.4"316.87 misouth832.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 4:08 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 3:08 AM914 km568 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 5:08 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 4:08 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 3:08 AM1831 km1138 miles988 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 5:08 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 3:08 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest W
MajuroThu 3:08 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluWed 5:08 AM2368 km1471 miles1279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiWed 4:08 AM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmSouth S
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