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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 = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 1:18:00 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: 67%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 33' South, Longitude: 130° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.21 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.6"1004.75 miWest0° 11' 37.6"13.31 miSouth1004.79 mi
24 hours11° 26' 44.0"791.41 miEast4° 37' 50.6"318.18 miSouth851.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 5:18 AM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 3:18 AM2725 km1693 miles1471 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 3:18 AM2999 km1863 miles1619 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 8:18 AM3625 km2253 miles1958 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 3:18 AM3841 km2387 miles2074 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 3:18 AM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloThu 6:18 AM3985 km2476 miles2152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesThu 5:18 AM4147 km2577 miles2239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:18 AM4149 km2578 miles2240 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 6:18 AM4334 km2693 miles2340 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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