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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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 36' South, Longitude: 151° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.80 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 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 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.3"997.08 miwest0° 11' 22.8"13.03 misouth996.97 mi
24 hours12° 01' 56.3"826.78 mieast4° 24' 33.9"303.03 misouth876.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 5:32 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 5:32 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmSouth S
RarotongaFri 5:32 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 4:32 AM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 5:32 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:32 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:32 AM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 4:32 AM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 7:32 AM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 5:32 AM3163 km1966 miles1708 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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