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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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 22' South, Longitude: 133° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 43.4"997.68 miwest0° 11' 24.4"13.06 misouth997.58 mi
24 hours12° 00' 00.0"824.99 mieast4° 25' 34.3"304.20 misouth875.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 4:48 AM678 km421 miles366 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 4:18 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 6:18 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 4:18 AM2754 km1712 miles1487 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 4:18 AM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 9:18 AM3469 km2156 miles1873 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 4:18 AM4025 km2501 miles2173 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 3:18 AM4123 km2562 miles2226 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:18 AM4139 km2572 miles2235 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 4:18 AM4222 km2623 miles2279 nmWest-southwest WSW
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