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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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 1:48:00 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: 56%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 17' South, Longitude: 126° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.63 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"997.84 miWest0° 11' 25.0"13.08 miSouth997.74 mi
24 hours11° 59' 10.7"824.15 miEast4° 25' 59.3"304.66 miSouth874.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 5:48 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 3:48 AM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 8:48 AM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSat 3:48 AM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 3:48 AM3955 km2458 miles2136 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 7:48 AM4126 km2564 miles2228 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 7:48 AM4132 km2567 miles2231 nmEast E
HermosilloFri 6:48 AM4249 km2640 miles2294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesFri 5:48 AM4545 km2824 miles2454 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 7:48 AM4586 km2849 miles2476 nmEast-northeast ENE

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