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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' South, Longitude: 159° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 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' 47.3"1004.46 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.49 mi
24 hours11° 28' 54.4"793.75 mieast4° 37' 25.3"317.70 misouth853.17 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 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 4:18 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 5:18 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:18 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:18 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 5:18 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 4:18 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:18 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 5:18 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 4:18 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmSouthwest SW
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