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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 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 41' South, Longitude: 140° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 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' 50.0"1004.73 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1004.77 mi
24 hours11° 27' 28.1"792.26 mieast4° 37' 42.6"318.05 misouth852.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 4:28 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 3:58 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 3:58 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownThu 5:58 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 3:58 AM3004 km1866 miles1622 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 3:58 AM3165 km1966 miles1709 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 2:58 AM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 3:58 AM3688 km2292 miles1991 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 2:58 AM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 1:58 AM4003 km2487 miles2161 nmWest W
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