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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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 11' South, Longitude: 177° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.99 meters/second, 1616.4 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' 44.5"1004.33 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 misouth1004.35 mi
24 hours11° 30' 18.8"795.31 mieast4° 37' 06.8"317.37 misouth854.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 4:32 AM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 4:32 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiFri 5:32 AM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 5:32 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 4:32 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 6:32 AM1453 km903 miles784 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 4:32 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 4:32 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest W
Suva *Fri 5:32 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 5:32 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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