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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: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 31' South, Longitude: 128° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 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' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.8"1004.77 miwest0° 11' 37.6"13.31 misouth1004.82 mi
24 hours11° 26' 33.2"791.22 mieast4° 37' 52.6"318.22 misouth851.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 5:08 AM2614 km1624 miles1411 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 3:08 AM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 3:08 AM3266 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 8:08 AM3472 km2158 miles1875 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloThu 6:08 AM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:08 AM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 3:08 AM4062 km2524 miles2193 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesThu 5:08 AM4072 km2530 miles2199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluThu 3:08 AM4100 km2547 miles2214 nmNorthwest NW
PhoenixThu 6:08 AM4223 km2624 miles2280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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