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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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' South, Longitude: 147° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.14 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 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' 31.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"1004.66 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.69 mi
24 hours11° 28' 00.7"792.85 mieast4° 37' 36.4"317.94 misouth852.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:28 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 4:28 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmSouth S
RarotongaThu 4:28 AM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 3:28 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 4:28 AM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 4:28 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 3:28 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 2:28 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest W
AdamstownThu 6:28 AM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 3:28 AM3661 km2275 miles1977 nmSouthwest SW
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