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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 3:56:00 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: 75%

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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 33' North, Longitude: 179° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 449.20 meters/second, 1617.1 kilometres/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.5"1004.73 miWest0° 11' 22.5"13.03 miSouth1004.89 mi
24 hours348° 51' 11.8"770.26 miWest4° 36' 54.3"317.09 miSouth833.49 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Howland IslandWed 3:56 AM425 km264 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandWed 3:56 AM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-southeast ESE
TabiteueaThu 3:56 AM715 km445 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 3:56 AM787 km489 miles425 nmWest W
MajuroThu 3:56 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 3:56 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmSouth S
YarenThu 3:56 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 4:56 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Thu 5:56 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Thu 4:56 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmSouth S

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