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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' South, Longitude: 128° 50' 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' 44.7"997.77 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 misouth997.67 mi
24 hours11° 59' 26.6"824.40 mieast4° 25' 51.2"304.51 misouth874.77 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 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 3:58 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 8:58 AM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSat 3:58 AM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 3:58 AM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 7:58 AM4324 km2687 miles2335 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 6:58 AM4357 km2708 miles2353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 7:58 AM4398 km2733 miles2375 nmEast E
HonoluluFri 3:58 AM4402 km2735 miles2377 nmNorthwest NW
Los AngelesFri 5:58 AM4604 km2861 miles2486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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