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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 2:28:00 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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' South, Longitude: 147° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.14 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"1004.59 miWest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 miSouth1004.62 mi
24 hours11° 27' 59.4"792.77 miEast4° 37' 36.5"317.92 miSouth852.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:28 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 4:28 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth S
RarotongaThu 4:28 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 3:28 AM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 4:28 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 4:28 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 3:28 AM3097 km1925 miles1673 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 6:28 AM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 2:28 AM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 3:28 AM3685 km2290 miles1990 nmSouthwest SW

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