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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 3:58:00 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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 04' South, Longitude: 169° 21' West

The ground speed is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.5 kilometres/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 31.7"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.8"1004.36 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miSouth1004.38 mi
24 hours11° 29' 39.0"794.55 miEast4° 37' 15.7"317.52 miSouth853.77 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
RawakiFri 4:58 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouthwest SW
Kanton IslandFri 4:58 AM271 km168 miles146 nmWest-southwest WSW
AtafuFri 4:58 AM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 3:58 AM831 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 4:58 AM833 km517 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Howland IslandThu 3:58 AM868 km540 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 5:58 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 5:58 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiFri 3:58 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:58 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSouth S

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