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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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 24' South, Longitude: 136° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 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' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"997.61 miwest0° 11' 24.2"13.06 misouth997.51 mi
24 hours12° 00' 15.7"825.24 mieast4° 25' 26.1"304.05 misouth875.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 4:58 AM449 km279 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 4:28 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 6:28 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 4:28 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 4:28 AM3009 km1869 miles1624 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 9:28 AM3663 km2276 miles1978 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 3:28 AM3858 km2397 miles2083 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 4:28 AM3862 km2400 miles2085 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 3:28 AM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 4:28 AM3962 km2462 miles2139 nmWest-southwest WSW
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