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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 4:32:00 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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 11' South, Longitude: 177° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.00 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 44.6"1004.26 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miSouth1004.28 mi
24 hours11° 30' 17.5"795.23 miEast4° 37' 07.0"317.36 miSouth854.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 4:32 AM290 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Howland IslandThu 4:32 AM347 km216 miles187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kanton IslandFri 5:32 AM661 km411 miles357 nmEast E
RawakiFri 5:32 AM783 km487 miles423 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 4:32 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TabiteueaFri 4:32 AM860 km534 miles464 nmWest W
AtafuFri 5:32 AM901 km560 miles486 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 5:32 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 4:32 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 6:32 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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