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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: 55%
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 16:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 53' South
Longitude: 172° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.51 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.3"996.49 miwest0° 11' 20.8"13.00 misouth996.37 mi
24 hours12° 04' 17.5"829.06 mieast4° 23' 18.4"301.62 misouth877.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuSat 5:58 AM184 km114 miles99 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 5:58 AM316 km196 miles171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiSat 5:58 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 6:58 AM760 km472 miles410 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 6:58 AM775 km482 miles418 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 5:58 AM844 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 4:58 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSat 4:58 AM916 km569 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 5:58 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Sat 5:58 AM1578 km980 miles852 nmSouthwest SW
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