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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 2:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' North, Longitude: 157° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.11 meters/second, 1616.8 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' 24.9"1004.52 miWest0° 11' 20.6"12.99 miSouth1004.69 mi
24 hours11° 07' 53.0"769.02 miEast4° 36' 28.3"316.60 miSouth832.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:24 AM117 km72 miles63 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 3:24 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 4:24 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 2:24 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 4:24 AM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 4:24 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 4:24 AM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 3:24 AM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 2:24 AM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 2:24 AM3261 km2026 miles1761 nmWest W

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