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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 4:46:00 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: 83%

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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' North, Longitude: 156° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.81 miWest0° 10' 42.0"12.26 miSouth999.07 mi
24 hours10° 59' 47.8"755.28 miEast4° 25' 37.3"304.19 miSouth816.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 3:46 AM143 km89 miles77 nmEast E
KoloniaWed 3:46 AM149 km93 miles81 nmEast E
YarenWed 4:46 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 2:46 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroWed 4:46 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 4:46 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraWed 3:46 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 4:46 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 1:46 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 2:46 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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