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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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 37' North, Longitude: 175° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 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' 23.7"1004.76 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 misouth1004.92 mi
24 hours11° 08' 36.5"770.06 mieast4° 36' 49.2"317.02 misouth833.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Howland IslandWed 3:36 AM239 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 3:36 AM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiThu 4:36 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 3:36 AM1293 km803 miles698 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 3:36 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 4:36 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 3:36 AM1564 km972 miles844 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 5:36 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 3:36 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 5:36 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmEast E
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