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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' North, Longitude: 167° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 22.7"1004.91 miwest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 misouth1005.06 mi
24 hours11° 09' 20.0"771.02 mieast4° 37' 07.3"317.37 misouth834.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 4:46 AM332 km207 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 4:46 AM611 km380 miles330 nmEast E
MajuroThu 4:46 AM661 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 3:46 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 3:46 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 4:46 AM1766 km1097 miles954 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 4:46 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 4:46 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 3:46 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmSouth S
Suva *Thu 5:46 AM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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