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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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 41' South, Longitude: 158° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.71 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 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' 37.8"996.94 miwest0° 11' 22.2"13.02 misouth996.83 mi
24 hours12° 02' 39.9"827.52 mieast4° 24' 10.7"302.61 misouth876.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 5:58 AM950 km591 miles513 nmNorth N
FakaofoSat 4:58 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 5:58 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 5:58 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 5:58 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:58 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:58 AM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 4:58 AM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 3:58 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 4:58 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmWest-southwest WSW
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