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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: 54%
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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 09' South
Longitude: 166° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.20 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.1"995.79 miwest0° 11' 18.6"12.95 misouth995.67 mi
24 hours12° 06' 42.5"831.33 mieast4° 21' 58.8"300.10 misouth879.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 5:26 AM720 km447 miles389 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 6:26 AM738 km459 miles399 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSat 5:26 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth S
GizoSat 5:26 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 5:26 AM1195 km743 miles645 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 6:26 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 6:26 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmEast E
MajuroSat 6:26 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 5:26 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 7:26 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmSoutheast SE
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