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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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' South, Longitude: 172° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 45.5"1004.40 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 misouth1004.42 mi
24 hours11° 29' 51.6"794.82 mieast4° 37' 13.0"317.49 misouth854.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 5:08 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 4:08 AM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 5:08 AM808 km502 miles437 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 4:08 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 6:08 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 6:08 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 4:08 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 5:08 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth S
Suva *Fri 5:08 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 4:08 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-northwest WNW
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