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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 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 39' South
Longitude: 138° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 50.4"1004.75 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1004.79 mi
24 hours11° 27' 17.3"792.07 mieast4° 37' 44.6"318.09 misouth851.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 4:18 AM827 km514 miles446 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 3:48 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 3:48 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest W
AdamstownThu 5:48 AM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 3:48 AM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 3:48 AM3325 km2066 miles1796 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 2:48 AM3761 km2337 miles2031 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 3:48 AM3939 km2447 miles2127 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 2:48 AM3962 km2462 miles2140 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 8:48 AM4168 km2590 miles2251 nmSoutheast SE
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