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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 3:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' North, Longitude: 171° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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"998.43 miWest0° 10' 39.8"12.21 miSouth998.70 mi
24 hours349° 00' 21.8"754.80 miWest4° 24' 54.7"303.38 miSouth816.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:46 AM10 km6 miles6 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 3:46 AM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 3:46 AM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:46 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirWed 2:46 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 3:46 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 3:46 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:46 AM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 4:46 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 4:46 AM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmSoutheast SE

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