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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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 21' South, Longitude: 131° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.07 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 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' 44.0"997.76 miwest0° 11' 24.6"13.07 misouth997.66 mi
24 hours11° 59' 44.2"824.74 mieast4° 25' 42.4"304.36 misouth875.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 4:38 AM927 km576 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 6:08 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 4:08 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 4:08 AM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Fri 9:08 AM3284 km2041 miles1773 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 4:08 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 4:08 AM4199 km2609 miles2267 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 3:08 AM4387 km2726 miles2369 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 3:08 AM4389 km2727 miles2370 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 4:08 AM4482 km2785 miles2420 nmWest-southwest WSW
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