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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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 37' North
Longitude: 174° 57' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.8"1004.76 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 misouth1004.92 mi
24 hours11° 08' 35.4"770.03 mieast4° 36' 48.6"317.01 misouth833.27 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 3:34 AM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiThu 4:34 AM845 km525 miles457 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 3:34 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 4:34 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:34 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 3:34 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 5:34 AM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 5:34 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmEast E
YarenThu 3:34 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 4:34 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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