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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 4:08:00 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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' South, Longitude: 171° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 kilometres/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 45.5"1004.33 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miSouth1004.35 mi
24 hours11° 29' 50.4"794.75 miEast4° 37' 13.1"317.47 miSouth853.93 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
Kanton IslandFri 5:08 AM80 km49 miles43 nmSouth S
RawakiFri 5:08 AM215 km134 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 4:08 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
Howland IslandThu 4:08 AM627 km390 miles339 nmWest-northwest WNW
AtafuFri 5:08 AM717 km446 miles387 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 5:08 AM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 4:08 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 6:08 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 6:08 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 4:08 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmWest-northwest WNW

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