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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 6:26:00 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: 54%

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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' South, Longitude: 166° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.20 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.1"995.73 miWest0° 11' 18.6"12.95 miSouth995.61 mi
24 hours12° 06' 40.7"831.25 miEast4° 21' 59.8"300.10 miSouth879.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 6:26 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth N
HoniaraSat 5:26 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 5:26 AM929 km577 miles502 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 5:26 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 6:26 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 6:26 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmEast E
MajuroSat 6:26 AM1671 km1039 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 7:26 AM1786 km1110 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 5:26 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 6:26 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmEast-northeast ENE

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