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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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 10' South
Longitude: 165° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.19 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' 28.7"995.76 miwest0° 11' 18.5"12.95 misouth995.64 mi
24 hours12° 06' 49.3"831.44 mieast4° 21' 55.1"300.03 misouth879.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 5:30 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 6:30 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoSat 5:30 AM918 km570 miles496 nmWest W
LuganvilleSat 5:30 AM950 km590 miles513 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSat 5:30 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 6:30 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 6:30 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmEast E
MajuroSat 6:30 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 5:30 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 7:30 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSoutheast SE
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