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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 1:46:00 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 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' North, Longitude: 159° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 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' 33.2"997.65 miWest0° 10' 35.1"12.12 miSouth997.92 mi
24 hours10° 59' 21.4"753.90 miEast4° 23' 26.5"301.70 miSouth814.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:46 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 3:46 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 1:46 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 2:46 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 3:46 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 1:46 AM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 3:46 AM2962 km1840 miles1599 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 2:46 AM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaWed 1:46 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmWest W
AlofiTue 2:46 AM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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