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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 1:34:00 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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 00' North, Longitude: 145° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 25.7"1004.40 miWest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 miSouth1004.56 mi
24 hours11° 07' 24.1"768.36 miEast4° 36' 13.1"316.31 miSouth831.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:34 AM1310 km814 miles708 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 3:34 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 3:34 AM2421 km1505 miles1308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 3:34 AM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 2:34 AM3155 km1960 miles1703 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 3:34 AM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 1:34 AM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 5:34 AM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiWed 2:34 AM3611 km2243 miles1950 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 1:34 AM4107 km2552 miles2218 nmWest-southwest WSW

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