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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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 37' South, Longitude: 151° 51' 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"997.14 miwest0° 11' 22.8"13.03 misouth997.03 mi
24 hours12° 01' 58.0"826.86 mieast4° 24' 32.9"303.04 misouth876.42 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 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 5:32 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 5:32 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 4:32 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 5:32 AM2323 km1444 miles1254 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:32 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:32 AM2838 km1763 miles1532 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 4:32 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 7:32 AM3088 km1919 miles1667 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 5:32 AM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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