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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 3:26:00 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 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 04' North, Longitude: 176° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.33 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 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' 33.4"998.30 miWest0° 10' 39.0"12.20 miSouth998.57 mi
24 hours349° 00' 25.0"754.65 miWest4° 24' 40.3"303.11 miSouth815.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:26 AM539 km335 miles291 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:26 AM721 km448 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 3:26 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 3:26 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 3:26 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 3:26 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 2:26 AM2000 km1242 miles1080 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 4:26 AM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 4:26 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 2:26 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmSouthwest SW

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