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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 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 33' South
Longitude: 130° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.21 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' 51.5"1004.82 miwest0° 11' 37.6"13.32 misouth1004.86 mi
24 hours11° 26' 45.2"791.49 mieast4° 37' 50.4"318.20 misouth851.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 5:18 AM2603 km1617 miles1406 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 3:18 AM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 3:18 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 8:18 AM3643 km2264 miles1967 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 3:18 AM3817 km2372 miles2061 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 3:18 AM3876 km2408 miles2093 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloThu 6:18 AM3998 km2484 miles2159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesThu 5:18 AM4157 km2583 miles2244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:18 AM4173 km2593 miles2253 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 6:18 AM4348 km2701 miles2347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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