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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: 66%
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 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 56' South
Longitude: 159° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 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 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.2"1004.53 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.56 mi
24 hours11° 28' 55.6"793.83 mieast4° 37' 25.2"317.72 misouth853.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:18 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 4:18 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 5:18 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:18 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:18 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 5:18 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 4:18 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:18 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 5:18 AM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 4:18 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmSouthwest SW
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