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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 2:08:00 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: 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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 20' South, Longitude: 131° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.08 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 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' 44.0"997.69 miWest0° 11' 24.6"13.07 miSouth997.59 mi
24 hours11° 59' 42.3"824.65 miEast4° 25' 43.2"304.35 miSouth874.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 4:38 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 6:08 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 4:08 AM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 4:08 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Fri 9:08 AM3264 km2028 miles1763 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 4:08 AM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 4:08 AM4219 km2621 miles2278 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 3:08 AM4415 km2744 miles2384 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 4:08 AM4511 km2803 miles2436 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 8:08 AM4529 km2814 miles2446 nmNortheast NE

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