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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 = Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 1:08:00 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: 76%

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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 139° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.9"1004.33 miWest0° 11' 18.9"12.96 miSouth1004.50 mi
24 hours11° 07' 09.5"768.02 miEast4° 36' 04.9"316.15 miSouth831.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:08 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 3:08 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 3:08 AM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownWed 5:08 AM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 3:08 AM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:08 AM3797 km2359 miles2050 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 3:08 AM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 5:08 AM4065 km2526 miles2195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 1:08 AM4148 km2578 miles2240 nmWest W
AlofiWed 2:08 AM4151 km2579 miles2241 nmSouthwest SW

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