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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 1:34:00 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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' North, Longitude: 156° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 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"997.57 miWest0° 10' 34.6"12.11 miSouth997.84 mi
24 hours10° 59' 20.0"753.82 miEast4° 23' 17.4"301.53 miSouth814.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:34 AM616 km383 miles333 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 3:34 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 1:34 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 2:34 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 3:34 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Wed 3:34 AM2885 km1792 miles1558 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 2:34 AM3176 km1974 miles1715 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 3:34 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 1:34 AM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 2:34 AM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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