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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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' North, Longitude: 174° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.8"1004.68 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 misouth1004.84 mi
24 hours11° 08' 34.2"769.95 mieast4° 36' 48.0"316.97 misouth833.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 3:32 AM350 km217 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiThu 4:32 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 4:32 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 3:32 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 3:32 AM1418 km881 miles765 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 3:32 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 5:32 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 5:32 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmEast E
YarenThu 3:32 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 4:32 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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