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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: 56%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 19' South, Longitude: 129° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"997.83 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 misouth997.73 mi
24 hours11° 59' 28.3"824.49 mieast4° 25' 50.3"304.51 misouth874.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 5:58 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 3:58 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 8:58 AM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSat 3:58 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 3:58 AM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 7:58 AM4347 km2701 miles2347 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 6:58 AM4371 km2716 miles2360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluFri 3:58 AM4381 km2722 miles2366 nmNorthwest NW
Los AngelesFri 5:58 AM4611 km2865 miles2490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 2:58 AM4637 km2881 miles2504 nmWest-southwest WSW
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