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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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' South, Longitude: 177° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.36 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.8"996.09 miwest0° 11' 19.8"12.98 misouth995.97 mi
24 hours347° 54' 33.4"830.08 miwest4° 22' 40.8"300.88 misouth878.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 5:40 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 5:40 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 5:40 AM1062 km660 miles573 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 6:40 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 6:40 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 5:40 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 7:40 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 4:40 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 5:40 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSat 6:40 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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