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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 5:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' South, Longitude: 177° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.37 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.60 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.8"996.10 miWest0° 11' 19.8"12.98 miSouth995.98 mi
24 hours347° 54' 35.3"830.06 miWest4° 22' 41.8"300.90 miSouth878.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 5:40 AM253 km157 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 5:40 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSat 5:40 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 6:40 AM1235 km768 miles667 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 6:40 AM1275 km792 miles688 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 5:40 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 7:40 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 4:40 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 5:40 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSat 6:40 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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