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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 4:58:00 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: 55%

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 16:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' South, Longitude: 172° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.51 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.4"996.43 miWest0° 11' 20.8"13.00 miSouth996.31 mi
24 hours12° 04' 15.6"828.97 miEast4° 23' 19.4"301.62 miSouth877.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuSat 5:58 AM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 5:58 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiSat 5:58 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 6:58 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 6:58 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 5:58 AM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 4:58 AM905 km562 miles489 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSat 4:58 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 5:58 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmSouth S
Suva *Sat 5:58 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmSouthwest SW

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