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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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 01' South
Longitude: 165° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.06 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' 46.3"1004.47 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 misouth1004.49 mi
24 hours11° 29' 22.5"794.31 mieast4° 37' 19.4"317.61 misouth853.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 4:42 AM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 4:42 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 5:42 AM1031 km640 miles557 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 3:42 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 5:42 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:42 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:42 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 5:42 AM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 4:42 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 3:42 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmWest W
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