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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 2:54:00 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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' North, Longitude: 175° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.10 miWest0° 10' 37.8"12.17 miSouth998.36 mi
24 hours10° 59' 30.3"754.41 miEast4° 24' 17.0"302.66 miSouth815.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 2:54 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 2:54 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:54 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:54 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 3:54 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 2:54 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 4:54 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 2:54 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayTue 3:54 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 4:54 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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