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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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 30' South, Longitude: 143° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.91 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"997.39 miwest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 misouth997.29 mi
24 hours12° 01' 03.6"826.00 mieast4° 25' 01.4"303.58 misouth875.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 5:28 AM532 km330 miles287 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 4:58 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 4:58 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 4:58 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 6:58 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 3:58 AM3060 km1902 miles1652 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:58 AM3168 km1968 miles1711 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 4:58 AM3186 km1980 miles1721 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 4:58 AM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 2:58 AM3724 km2314 miles2011 nmWest W
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