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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 35' North
Longitude: 177° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 23.6"1004.79 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 misouth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 08' 42.6"770.19 mieast4° 36' 51.9"317.07 misouth833.43 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 3:46 AM241 km150 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 3:46 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 3:46 AM1024 km637 miles553 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 3:46 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 3:46 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 4:46 AM1512 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 3:46 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 5:46 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 5:46 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmEast E
Suva *Thu 4:46 AM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmSouth S
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