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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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 59' South
Longitude: 163° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 46.8"1004.49 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 misouth1004.52 mi
24 hours11° 29' 11.2"794.11 mieast4° 37' 21.8"317.66 misouth853.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:32 AM792 km492 miles428 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiFri 4:32 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 4:32 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:32 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 5:32 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 4:32 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:32 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 5:32 AM2164 km1345 miles1168 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 5:32 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 4:32 AM2479 km1540 miles1339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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