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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 2:08:00 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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 153° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 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' 25.1"1004.48 miWest0° 11' 20.2"12.98 miSouth1004.65 mi
24 hours11° 07' 43.6"768.81 miEast4° 36' 23.5"316.51 miSouth832.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:08 AM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 4:08 AM2083 km1295 miles1125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteWed 4:08 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 3:08 AM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 2:08 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 4:08 AM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 4:08 AM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiWed 3:08 AM2999 km1863 miles1619 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 2:08 AM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 3:08 AM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmSouthwest SW

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