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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 3:46:00 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: 66%

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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 02' South, Longitude: 166° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"1004.39 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miSouth1004.42 mi
24 hours11° 29' 25.6"794.31 miEast4° 37' 18.7"317.58 miSouth853.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 4:46 AM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 4:46 AM967 km601 miles522 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 5:46 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 3:46 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 5:46 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:46 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:46 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSouth S
RarotongaThu 5:46 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 4:46 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 3:46 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmWest W

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