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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 1:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' North, Longitude: 154° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.98 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.1"997.51 miWest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 miSouth997.78 mi
24 hours10° 59' 18.8"753.75 miEast4° 23' 09.7"301.38 miSouth814.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:24 AM707 km439 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 3:24 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 1:24 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 2:24 AM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 3:24 AM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmSouth S
Apia *Wed 3:24 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 3:24 AM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 2:24 AM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 2:24 AM3400 km2113 miles1836 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 1:24 AM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmWest-southwest WSW

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