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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: 75%

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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 33' North, Longitude: 179° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.20 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' 23.5"1004.81 miwest0° 11' 22.5"13.03 misouth1004.96 mi
24 hours348° 51' 11.1"770.33 miwest4° 36' 54.6"317.12 misouth833.56 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 3:56 AM498 km309 miles269 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaThu 3:56 AM757 km470 miles409 nmWest W
MajuroThu 3:56 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 3:56 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmSouth S
YarenThu 3:56 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:56 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Thu 5:56 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Thu 4:56 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 3:56 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirThu 2:56 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmWest-northwest WNW
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